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Owen Garrett

Job title : Sr. Director, Product Management
Company : F5
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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Do You Need A Service Mesh?

Service mesh is one of the hottest emerging technologies. But do you really need a service mesh? Attend this webinar to learn about the app modernization journey and traffic management approaches for microservice-based apps. We'll help you figure out if you really need a service mesh.

Facing the Hordes on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

NGINX and NGINX Plus act as a "shock absorber" for traffic spikes like the ones on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Thanks to enterprise-grade load balancing, connection and rate limiting, and caching, you can provide the flawless shopping experience that keeps your customers coming back.

Sampling Requests with NGINX Conditional Logging

With NGINX conditional logging, you can log a subset of requests which have defined characteristics. This blog uses it to solve a real-world customer use case: the need to reject obsolete and insecure SSL/TLS ciphers without excluding legitimate users of legacy devices.

Secure Distribution of SSL Private Keys with NGINX

We describe three progressively more secure ways to protect SSL private keys when configuring NGINX to handle HTTPS traffic: allowing read access only to the root user, encrypting keys with separately stored passwords, and distributing passwords from a central repository.

Do I Need a Service Mesh?

"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.