Get an introduction to microservices that will give you a working understanding of hybrid architectures, containers and Kubernetes, Ingress controllers & more.
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.
In this webinar we explore the benefits of duplicating application services inside Kubernetes & look at some well‑established practices for deploying services.
We provide guidance on where to deploy application services in a Kubernetes environment, using WAF as an example. Depending on your needs, it can make sense to deploy your WAF at the "front door" of the environment, on the Ingress Controller, per-service, or per-Pod.
On 14 September 2020 we released an update to the NGINX Plus ModSecurity module (for NGINX Plus R20, R21, and R22) in response to CVE-2020-15598. We encourage NGINX Plus subscribers to upgrade to the patched module.
We explain why duplicating application services paradoxically can improve overall efficiency: because NetOps and DevOps teams have different mandates, it makes sense for them to select and manage the tools that best suit their specific needs.
We compare AWS Application Load Balancer (ALB) with NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus as a Layer 7 reverse proxy and load balancer. ALB has more features than at its debut in 2016, but we conclude that NGINX and NGINX Plus still provide more functionality and much more predictable pricing.
Release 1.6.0 of the NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes includes improvements to NGINX Ingress Resources, support for OpenTracing, and much more.
We provide guidance on using NGINX to mitigate the recently discovered vulnerability in PHP-FPM (CVE-2019-11043). The vulnerability is triggered when the PATH_INFO variable passed to PHP-FPM with an invalid value, which can happen in a common NGINX configuration.
The NGINX agent for NS1 provides rich load and availability data to the NS1 global server load balancing service, for more agile and sophisticated DNS-based load balancing for sites and apps proxied by NGINX Plus at multiple locations. Our deployment guide provides complete instructions.
Release 1.5.0 of the NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes introduces a new configuration schema, extended Prometheus-based metrics, simplifications to TLS configuration, support for load balancing traffic to ExternalName services, and a new repository for Helm charts.