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Switch gerrit from using apache to nginx
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This will improve performance and it will also reduce the memory usage so java has plenty of memory to prevent it causing the server to stall when it runs gc.

See https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/215945987-Web-server-performance-comparison and https://theorganicagency.com/blog/apache-vs-nginx-performance-comparison/

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Paladox created this task.Jan 24 2018, 5:01 PM
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demon closed this task as Declined.Jan 24 2018, 7:06 PM

Apache uses less than 100MB of memory on average, plus Gerrit's heap has plenty of space right now--we don't need the memory headroom.

Also, I'd rather move it behind LVS: T165631