Tag: NGINX Amplify

Monitoring MySQL with NGINX Amplify

[ngx_snippet name='table-style-blog'] The initial surge of web servers for the Internet tended to run the famous LAMP stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (or Perl). However, for higher‑performance sites, the LAMP stack is often replaced by the LEMP stack: Linux, NGINX (Engine‑x), MySQL, and PHP, Perl, and/or Python. Today, more than half of the world's…

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Troubleshooting Application Performance and Slow TCP Connections with NGINX Amplify

In this article I’m sharing an example of how to use NGINX Amplify as a visualization and reporting tool for benchmarking application performance. The primary focus is measuring the effect on performance of keepalive connections. As you’ll see at the conclusion, we found that we can double performance in a realistic testing scenario by using TCP…

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NGINX Amplify is Generally Available

This blog post is one of six keynotes by NGINX team members from nginx.conf 2017. Together, these blog posts introduce the NGINX Application Platform, new products, and product and strategy updates. The blog posts are: Speeding Innovation, Gus Robertson (video here) NGINX Product Roadmap, Owen Garrett (video here) Introducing NGINX Controller, Chris Stetson and Rachael…

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NGINX Amplify for Distributed Application Monitoring

Many of today's applications are getting more distributed in nature. Engineers and architects are choosing to implement different approaches for making the apps more scalable and responsive to infrastructure changes. The popularity of "microservices" is rising, and we have written many overview posts on this topic. A very useful and popular series by Chris Richardson about…

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The Dreaded 418 Error: Monitoring HTCPCP Microservices in IoT Deployments

The Internet of Things (Iot) is a growing segment of the technology market today. NGINX and NGINX Plus are often at the core of IoT deployments because of their small footprint, high performance, and ease of embedding into various devices. We see NGINX and NGINX Plus installed both on the server side and on the device side…

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Inside NGINX Amplify: Insights from Our Engineers

This blog post is the fourth in a series about how to monitor NGINX and make the most out of your web delivery infrastructure with NGINX Amplify: Setting Up NGINX Amplify in 10 Minutes Improving Server Configuration with NGINX Amplify Reports Using NGINX Amplify Custom Dashboards and Filters for Better NGINX Monitoring Inside NGINX Amplify: Insights from Our Engineers…

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Monitoring NGINX and NGINX Plus: Highlights from Our Blog

The bigger and busier your site, the more important it is to monitor it. A good monitoring solution gives you visibility into your site helping you maintain uptime, performance, and security. Monitoring is one of the most popular topics on the NGINX blog, with a completely new, NGINX‑focused monitoring tool – NGINX Amplify – added in the last…

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Third-Party Content and Old Software Pose Security Risks

A recent article in CSO magazine states that nearly half of the top million websites "pose security risks". The CSO article is referencing the State of the Web 2016 Report from Menlo Security. To avoid these problems, we recommend three potential solutions: upgrade your NGINX software, use NGINX Amplify for configuration analysis, or move to NGINX…

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