A newly discovered security threat exploits a configuration that allows remote users to specify the server for a request in the HTTP Host header, and thus access potentially sensitive information. In this post we explain how to prevent this "cloud metadata" attack.
NGINX Unit 1.0, a multi-language applications server, launched today. Unit supports Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, and Go, with more languages to come. Unit is dynamically configured using a REST API; there are no process reloads or service interruptions required for configuration changes to take effect.
Many companies want to move to microservices, but are held back by unnecessary complexity. In this blog we discuss our vision for reducing complexity and building microservices with the NGINX Application Platform.
NGINX has inspired the move from the LAMP stack to the LEMP - Linux, (e)NGINX, MySQL, and PHP. Today, we are proud to announce the next step in highly capable technology stacks: LEMUR.
NGINX now proxies gRPC traffic, so you can terminate, inspect, and route gRPC method calls. Manage encryption and load balance gRPC traffic.
Help NGINX observe Pi Day, 3/14, by donating to the San Francisco Education Fund or a charity of your choice. We'll retweet you in support.
HTTP/2 Server Push is new in NGINX 1.13.9. Learn how to use it to accelerate your website performance in this blog post.
You can now download the Unit beta, version 0.6, with advanced process management, Perl support, an official Docker container, and more.
The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities stem from commonly found security flaws in microprocessors. They require patches to most OSs.