Organizations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic are experiencing increased website traffic from users who now must access resources remotely. NGINX and F5 are offering free software, documentation, and training to help websites scale easily to meet increased demand, and calling on our open source community members to lend their expertise too.
Does your API respond to requests within 30ms? If not, it's not a real-time API with the kind of low latency that the vast majority of organizations demand. Measure your API's latency with the rtapi tool from NGINX, and find out how NGINX can help your API achieve real-time responsiveness.
NGINX Controller 3.0 is a complete platform upgrade that introduces application-centric management of your NGINX Plus-based infrastructure. It includes a self‑service portal for RBAC-based collaboration, a DevOps-optimized API, and a built-in certificate manager.
NGINX Unit 1.13.0 introduces reverse proxying, and version 1.14.0 adds address-based routing to the internal routing and file-serving functionality from previous releases. We combine the new features in a complete configuration example for IP address filtering and access management.
The NGINX Application Platform accelerates application delivery from code to customer with a comprehensive API delivery solution that spans from creation of API functions through their delivery to end users. Step-by-step instructions for configuring NGINX Controller and NGINX Unit are provided.
Lorcan McVeigh describes what it's like to intern as a Software Engineer at the NGINX office in Cork, Ireland. He discusses how NGINX's team approach to software development not only leads to better code but also makes the company a great place to grow your skills.
The Tala Security Certified Module for NGINX Plus leverages 150+ browser‑native controls to protect websites and apps from critical and growing threats -- such as XSS, Magecart, website supply‑chain attacks, and clickjacking -- without changes to application or client-side code.
Zack Belcher explores 5 reasons Vizuri recommends software-based load balancers to its customers instead of specialized, on-premises hardware appliances: they can enhance agility, facilitate modernization, increase flexibility, boost scalability, and lower costs.
We examine the state of API gateways as the industry transitions from monolithic to microservices‑based apps, considering the challenges of hugely distributed app environments. We explore the role of API gateways in a service mesh and in hybrid clouds.
Release 1.6.0 of the NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes, with improvements to NGINX Ingress Resources, support for OpenTracing, and much more.
As 2019 comes to an end, we take a moment to look back at the most popular and noteworthy moments from the NGINX blog.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2019, Felix Colaci of mobilcom-debitel shares how his team replaced Apigee with NGINX Plus as their API gateway. NGINX Plus reduced costs by 60% and improved reliability and performance. It fits perfectly into mobilcom-debitels CI/CD pipeline, enabling software update in minutes.
APIs are playing an increasingly important role in digital transformation at enterprises, in every vertical and region. We review trends in API usage as reported by industry analyst IDC, and explain how NGINX solves the challenges that companies face in deploying and managing APIs.