NGINX.COM

Tag: application performance

Performance Tuning – Tips & Tricks

This blog post includes contributions from several NGINX team members, including Valentin Bartenev and Nick Shadrin. Over the past few years, I’ve worked with a handful of partners for whom NGINX Plus performance was the primary concern. The conversation typically starts with their difficulty matching our published performance benchmarks. The challenge usually results from the partner jumping straight…

Continue reading ›

Five Reasons to Switch to Software for Load Balancing

We’re proud to announce the release of our latest ebook, Five Reasons to Switch to Software for Load Balancing, by Floyd Smith. Download your copy now. Hardware‑based application delivery controllers (ADCs) have been around for two decades. ADCs revolutionized the way we deliver applications in the early 2000s. But now, as the industry has moved…

Continue reading ›

Inside NGINX: How We Designed for Performance & Scale

NGINX leads the pack in web performance, and it’s all due to the way the software is designed. Whereas many web servers and application servers use a simple threaded or process‑based architecture, NGINX stands out with a sophisticated event‑driven architecture that enables it to scale to hundreds of thousands of concurrent connections on modern hardware.…

Continue reading ›

NGINX Named as a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Web-Scale Platforms

NGINX is excited to be recognized as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Web-Scale Platforms” for 2015. In the report, Gartner notes that “Digital business leaders with extreme scalability requirements...have found traditional application infrastructures inadequate to support their needs – as a result, they have invented new design patterns and techniques to support massive scale.” The…

Continue reading ›

Adopting Microservices at Netflix: Lessons for Team and Process Design

In a previous blog post, we shared best practices for designing a microservices architecture, based on Adrian Cockcroft’s presentation at nginx.conf 2014 about his experience as Director of Web Engineering and then Cloud Architect at Netflix. In this follow‑up post, we’ll review his recommendations for retooling your development team and processes for a smooth transition to…

Continue reading ›

Building a Great App Is Just the Beginning; How Do You Deliver It at Scale?

Today’s businesses face disruption and opportunity on a scale we have never seen before. As developers and technology professionals, we find ourselves at the center of this storm. What sets top development teams apart from the rest is the ability to innovate and adapt, to build and deliver extraordinary new products and experiences faster than…

Continue reading ›

Application Acceleration: Give Your Users What They Want

Technology is evolving at an unprecedented rate and users are demanding app acceleration more than ever before. Research shows that a 1‑second increase in the time it takes a web page to load can result in 11% fewer page views, 7% fewer conversions, and a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction. The concept is simple: users will not spend…

Continue reading ›

TRY NGINX PLUS!

Download a 30 day free trial and see what you've been missing.

We'll take care of your data.

X

Got a question for the NGINX team?

< back
X

NGINX Controller Free Trial

NGINX Controller is a managed trial for qualified customers.

We'll take care of your data.

X

Tags

No More Tags to display