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Owen Garrett

Job title : Sr. Director, Product Management
Company : F5
Owen Garrett

Owen is a senior member of the NGINX Product Management team, covering open source and commercial NGINX products. He holds a particular responsibility for microservices and Kubernetes‑centric solutions. He’s constantly amazed by the ingenuity of NGINX users and still learns of new ways to use NGINX with every discussion.

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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.

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.

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.

What Is a Service Mesh?

A service mesh is a configurable infrastructure layer for microservices application that makes communication flexible, reliable, and fast. It’s implemented through a sidecar proxy for service discovery, load balancing, encryption, authentication and authorization, circuit breaker support, and more.