Web Server Load Balancing with NGINX Plus


NGINX is the popular open source project trusted by more than 400 million sites. NGINX users have been using our suite of technologies in developing and delivering modern applications since the open source project was launched in 2003. NGINX Super Users are people around the world who are passionate about creating solutions using NGINX in the heart of their web and application development projects, and often showcase their knowledge and expertise by helping the community and sharing first-hand experiences.


With extensive experience, super users know NGINX very well, they are always ready to accept new challenges


Super users have high levels of expertise, they always come up with agile and efficient solutions


Super users construct a number of innovative solutions when facing a challenge


Super users keep themselves up-to-date with new and exciting technologies


Super users do not give up, challenges do not bring them down, they keep going


Super users are driven by their passion for the DevOps community, they are always ready to help

How to be a Super User

How to become a super user: Learn more about Nginx, Register for assessment, Take the online assessment, Pass and get certificate, Welcome to Super Family

Super Training Material

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Access these easy-to-follow on-demand training materials to go through a refresher course on NGINX fundamentals from open source to NGINX Plus, and discover new solutions that will empower you to help others in the community.

Learn Proper NGINX Configuration Context Logic

This basic how-to video, NGINX Solutions Engineer Jay Desai, covers how your NGINX’s configuration content is structured, dissecting the conf file and how it was created, to achieve a desired outcome.

Configure HTTP Load Balancing

Load Balancing is one of the most widely deployed use case for NGINX instance, it is easy to configure and provides multiple load-balancing algorithms to choose from to ensure smooth flow of network traffic between clients and upstream servers.

NGINX as a Reverse Proxy

Reverse proxy is one of the most widely deployed use case for NGINX instance, providing an additional level of abstraction and control to ensure the smooth flow of network traffic between clients and servers.

NGINX Instance Manager

App developers and DevOps teams at more than 400 million websites rely on NGINX for a wide range of app delivery functions – load balancer, API gateway, reverse proxy, and web server. But the more NGINX instances you have, the bigger the challenge in keeping track of them all. NGINX Instance Manager helps you to effortlessly discover, configure, and monitor NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus instances at scale.

Deploy NGINX as an API Gateway

API Gateway is another very popular use-case for NGINX, it is easy to configure and provides all the necessary functionalities you expect any enterprise grade API Gateway to possess.

NGINX Ingress Controller

In this how-to video, using NGINX Docs | NGINX Ingress Controller as a guide, Jay Desai, NGINX Solutions Engineer, covers the core details on how to get started with using NGINX Plus as a Kubernetes Ingress Controller, from installing to deployment.

NGINX App Protect

Today’s application landscape has changed dramatically. Modern apps are microservices that run in containers, communicate via APIs, and deploy via automated CI/CD pipelines. In this basic how-to video, we cover: - Understanding of Web Application Firewall - Seamless security integeration with App Protect - Demo - deployment on KIC & Virtual Machine.

NGINX Basics and Best Practices

In this video, learn about who, why, when, and how the NGINX OSS project started, and how it has now become the de facto web server and reverse proxy, trusted by millions of organizations worldwide.

NGINX Kick-Start

Whether you are new to NGINX, starting your first NGINX project, or refining your DevOps skills, this session will give you a solid foundation to better understand and manage NGINX using best practices.​

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