In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Ahmet Houssein of Solarflare describes how the company’s XtremeScale technology with Universal Kernel Bypass accelerates NGINX performance, increasing QPS up to 4X compared to a kernel solution, while linearly scaling performance.
Best Practices for Caching
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Kevin Jones of NGINX, Inc. explains how NGINX caching improves the user experience of your applications. He reviews and analyzes all of the available caching features and directives, and demos a working sample configuration.
Demo: How to Configure NGINX Unit for a Production Application
In her session at NGINX Conf 2018, Amanda Bockoven, Sales Engineer at NGINX, Inc., shows how the multilingual and dynamic application server, NGINX Unit, can fit into your environment. As an example, she adds a new Django application to the configuration.
Demo: Tips for Managing NGINX at Scale with NGINX Controller
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Jason Feldt, Director, Project Management at NGINX, Inc. presents an interactive demo of NGINX Controller functionality, and relays responses from customers and prospects so far. He invites attendees to help shape the product roadmap.
Reading the NGINX Unit Changelog Together
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Nick Shadrin, Sr. Product Manager at NGINX, Inc. explains how to get the most out of the changelog for NGINX Unit that's posted with each release. He details numerous features added during the beta period and since version 1.0 was published.
Reading NGINX CHANGES Together
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Maxim Dounin, Developer at NGINX, Inc. summarizes various new features and changes in the NGINX 1.13.x and 1.14.x branches, plus features being developed in the 1.15.x branches. Features of note include gRPC and HTTP/2 server push.
Self-Service App Delivery at Comcast: A Tale of Adoption, DevOps, and the Challenge of High-Growth Services
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Christopher Litsinger of Comcast describes how his team replaced a commercial API management gateway with an NGINX-based in-house solution, leading to lower latencies and 15x transaction rates. They then converted the system to self-service.
Testing in the Hundred Microservices World, when the Pyramid Becomes an Hourglass
In her keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Isa Vilacides of CloudBees traces her team's transition from testing monolithic applications to testing integrations of hundreds of microservices. They found that microservices come at a price: brittle, slow, and infrastructure-dependent tests.
NGINX Transport Layer Security and Payload Compression Accelerated with Intel QuickAssist Technology
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Gordon McFadden of Intel describes the features of the Intel QuickAssist Technology (QAT) chipset and associated software stack. He explores how QAT integrates with NGINX and shares the results of benchmarking with and without QAT.
Scaling Your Web App to New Heights with AWS and NGINX
In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Juan Villa of AWS and Damian Curry of NGINX discuss how AWS services (including NLB, Route 53, and PrivateLink) and NGINX complement each other in the delivery of highly scalable, high‑performance, and secure web applications.