Owen Garrett

Job title : Head of Products
Company : NGINX, Inc.
Owen Garrett

Owen Garrett leads the product and go-to-market strategy for NGINX’s web acceleration and delivery technologies. Owen has over 15 years of experience in software engineering and product leadership at companies such as Riverbed. Today, Owen uses his technical and management expertise to optimize NGINX products and customer satisfaction.

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Consolidating Your API Gateway and Load Balancer with NGINX

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.

Using NGINX and NGINX Plus with SELinux

When Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is enabled for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and related distros, its default settings prevent NGINX and NGINX Plus from performing some operations. This article explains how to modify SELinux settings to permit full functionality.

Announcing NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes Release 1.3.0

NGINX has released version 1.3.0 of the NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes. This release features Prometheus support, better Helm charts, mergeable Ingress resources, easier custom template management, health checks, and status reporting. Come to Github and get it.

NGINX: Basics and Best Practices – EMEA

In this webinar we help you get started using NGINX, the de facto web server for building modern applications. We cover best practices for installing, configuring, and troubleshooting both NGINX Open Source and the enterprise-grade NGINX Plus.

Trust No One: The Perils of Trusting User Input

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.

Transitioning to the New NGINX Plus API for Configuration and Monitoring

Two NGINX APIs - status, which reads extended status data, and upstream_conf, which manages upstream group configuration - have been deprecated. They will be removed as of the upcoming NGINX Plus R16 release! Read this blog post to learn how to switch over to the new, unified NGINX Plus API.

Announcing NGINX Unit 1.0

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.


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