"Service mesh" is a hot topic, but as of early 2019 most implementations are not production-ready. In this blog we offer advice on adopting existing technologies that are likely to meet the needs of all but the most complex applications until such time as service mesh is more mature.
F5 and NGINX today announced an agreement under which F5 will acquire NGINX for approximately $670 million. Hear from NGINX CEO Gus Robertson on why NGINX + F5 is a powerful combination that will ‘bridge the divide’ between NetOps and DevOps.
NGINX Plus covers all API gateway use cases, from traditional monoliths to distributed microservices. No need for the separate microgateway that first-generation API management vendors have had to bolt onto their solutions to handle modern application architectures.
No one uses fax machines anymore, so why is the F5 BIG-IP still part of your "modern" app architecture? Augment or replace it with NGINX Plus for agility and cost savings. Our many resources will guide you on your journey to research, evaluate, and implement NGINX Plus.
As a dynamic application gateway, NGINX Plus combines several application-delivery tiers – proxying, SSL termination, WAF, caching, API gateway, and load balancing – into a single, dynamic ingress-egress tier for traffic to and from any application and across any cloud.
A veteran of both companies, NGINX CEO Gus Robertson reflects on IBM’s proposed acquisition of Red Hat. The deal is key to boosting IBM’s relevance in a multi-cloud landscape, but that will happen only if Big Blue preserves Red Hat’s open source culture and community.
Load-balancing software appliances are derived from hardware ADCs, a legacy that limits their usefulness in modern application environments. A true software load balancer integrates into the broadest range of compute infrastructure and breadth of application types.
Software has replaced hardware in many application delivery stacks, but a set of single-purpose solutions is nearly as complex and hard to manage as hardware. NGINX Plus consolidates API gateway and load balancing functions into a single, lightweight platform.
Gartner analyst David David Cappuccio has identified ten top trends in Infrastructure & Operations for 2018. The enterprise-grade products in the NGINX Application Platform help you keep on top of these trends as you continue your journey to digital transformation.
Agile development has become crucial to development and delivery of new software and new features. But hardware load balancers, with their complex configurations, block progress. A software load balancer - used with, or in place of, hardware - makes the whole delivery chain agile.