The more ways you leverage the power of NGINX, the more of challenge it can be to track and manage the NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus instances across your infrastructure. Introducing NGINX Instance Manager, one tool for tracking, configuring, and monitoring NGINX at scale.
We explain how production-grade Kubernetes solves the challenges of deploying containerized microservices-based apps, which include culture, complexity, and security. In addition to a Kubernetes infrastructure you need a scalable Ingress controller, WAF, and service mesh.
NGINX Ingress Controller now supports single sign-on with OpenID Connect. Release 1.10.0 also introduces new configuration queue metrics, annotations on log entries, better validation of annotations and secrets, support for NGINX App Protect user-defined signatures, and more.
Learn how to use the Let’s Encrypt client to generate RSA certificates and automatically configure NGINX to use the newly issued certificates.
This part of our series on deploying NGINX Plus as an API gateway - along with its other rich functionality - focuses on gatewaying gRPC services. gRPC is an alternative to REST APIs for building distributed applications, service mesh implementations in particular.
In the second post in our API gateway series, Liam shows you how to batten down the hatches on your API services. You can use rate limiting, access restrictions, request size limits, and request body validation to frustrate illegitimate or overly burdensome requests.
The advanced HTTP processing capabilities of NGINX and NGINX Plus make it the ideal platform for building an API gateway. We describe API use cases, show how to configure NGINX to handle them in a way that is efficient, scalable, and easy to maintain, and provide a complete NGINX configuration.
Automation is essential to delivering modern digital experiences. We've created four video demos showing how to automate deployment of NGINX Plus and NGINX App Protect, NGINX Controller, an NGINX Plus data plane using Controller, and GSLB using F5 DNS Cloud Services.
We compare the reverse proxying performance of HAProxy and NGINX. Performance is similar until the request rate is large enough for HAProxy to hit 100% CPU utilization. At that point, its performance degrades significantly while NGINX continues to experience almost no latency.
Since our last update, the NGINX Unit team has released three versions, 1.19.0 through 1.21.0. New features include support for ASGI with Python, multi-threading with several languages (Java, Perl, Python, Ruby), regular expressions in routing conditions, and more.