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From: Eric Wong <normalperson-rMlxZR9MS24@public.gmane.org>
To: Rainbows! list <rainbows-talk-GrnCvJ7WPxnNLxjTenLetw@public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: rails 2 and slow external services
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 17:27:48 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20101214172748.GA18131@dcvr.yhbt.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTiks_hBMMTHMEDmaxnya=pogx67AzK4Dzz+Kfbmz-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>

ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org wrote:
> Hm. Well I was unaware that there was any timeout issue with my
> application. When a Unicorn process timed out and died, how did the
> request not timeout with nginx? Was it re-submitted to another worker?

A timeout issue is one *possible* cause of the errors you were seeing
from nginx.  Of course you know the application better than I do, so,
I'm not certain it was a timeout issue, just a likely cause of the
errors.  Did your Unicorn error logs tell you if there were any
timeouts?

Anyways I'd always put timeouts around any code that accesses remote
services since the Internet is unreliable.  It's also pretty easy to
setup an evil OpenID provider server that can DoS web apps that don't
timeout themselves.

-- 
Eric Wong
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2010-12-14 18:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-12-13  0:14 ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-13 10:39   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]     ` <20101213103936.GA8440-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-13 20:40       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
     [not found]         ` <AANLkTikD5qSSxb_qtdMXF4pznu3EPxG7+6nVJLRkjttH-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  4:57           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]             ` <20101214045720.GC5051-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  6:14               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14  6:35                   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                     ` <20101214063552.GA12020-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  7:13                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14  7:49                           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                             ` <20101214074944.GA13496-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-14  8:03                               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-14 17:27                                   ` Eric Wong [this message]
     [not found]                                     ` <20101214172748.GA18131-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-15  2:01                                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-15  2:40                                           ` Eric Wong
     [not found]                                             ` <20101215024043.GA10349-yBiyF41qdooeIZ0/mPfg9Q@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-15  4:30                                               ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
2010-12-15 22:28                                           ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
     [not found]                                             ` <AANLkTimyy5XyVFF4+MWWgxfb63fCoAmWRYM=MEjVWn96-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2010-12-20  2:52                                               ` Eric Wong
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2010-12-20  3:04                                                   ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
2010-12-16 14:39                       ` ghazel-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w
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2010-12-20  1:00                           ` Eric Wong

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