During 2021 we published more than 50 posts on the NGINX blog, covering a wide range of topics. Here we review the eight that were most popular among our readers, giving you a chance to catch up on big news and important insights you might have missed.
Scott De Buitléir
Scott De Buitléir is Content Marketing Manager at NGINX and serves to curate relevant, interesting, and useful material for the NGINX community. His background is a combination of journalism, broadcasting, and marketing, and is based at our EMEA offices in Cork, Ireland.
Mark your calendars for NGINX Sprint 2.0, our virtual user conference taking place August 23–25, 2021. Watch keynotes about our vision for building and scaling modern apps, customer presentations, a series of demos covering a typical modernization journey, and hands-on training sessions.
This Pride Month, Scott De Buitléir reflects on life lessons he's learned on his LGBTQ+ rugby team, and reviews some projects undertaken by NGINX and F5 over the past year to benefit our local and global communities.
F5 Agility 2021 takes the virtual stage on April 20–22 this year, and the NGINX team will be there in full force. Don't miss our sessions and demos on production-grade Kubernetes, real-time API management, and synergies between F5 and NGINX products.
We present the four winners of the 2020 NGINX Hackathon for Good, who each created an app to help people affected by a social issue, using NGINX Open Source and NGINX Unit. The winning apps address unemployment, social justice volunteerism, and transparency around charitable giving.
Our Code Connects Us All initiative underlines the positive impact that the software code we create and collaborate on has on our society and our livelihoods. We celebrate how our customers, partners, and open source community use our technology to further humanitarian causes in their local communities.
As 2019 comes to an end, we take a moment to look back at the most popular and noteworthy moments from the NGINX blog.
APIs are playing an increasingly important role in digital transformation at enterprises, in every vertical and region. We review trends in API usage as reported by industry analyst IDC, and explain how NGINX solves the challenges that companies face in deploying and managing APIs.
Scott shares his perspective on NGINX Conf 2019, highlighting a key conference theme--the continuting evolution of applications to act like living organisms. He spotlights a favorite session about NGINX making a difference in the real world by helping Kenya fight its HIV epidemic.
NGINX Global Solutions Architect and DevOps expert Kevin Jones provides practical advice on steps in your transition to DevOps: setting goals, choosing the right tools, fostering cross-functional communication, and measuring the success of your transition.