In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Nick Shadrin of NGINX, Inc. explains how to get the most out of the changelog for NGINX Unit that's posted with each release. He details numerous features added during the beta period and since version 1.0 was published.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Maxim Dounin, Developer at NGINX, Inc. summarizes various new features and changes in the NGINX 1.13.x and 1.14.x branches, plus features being developed in the 1.15.x branches. Features of note include gRPC and HTTP/2 server push.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Christopher Litsinger of Comcast describes how his team replaced a commercial API management gateway with an NGINX-based in-house solution, leading to lower latencies and 15x transaction rates. They then converted the system to self-service.
In her keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Isa Vilacides of ClouBees traces her team's transition from testing monolithic applications to testing integrations of hundreds of microservices. They found that microservices come at a price: brittle, slow, and infra-dependent tests.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Ernesto Chaves of AppNexus describes how the company replaced all of its F5 hardware load balancers with NGINX Plus, detailing the steps and challenges his team went through, and the successes. He also presents HTTP/S benchmark data.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Gordon McFadden of Intel describes the features of the Intel QuickAssist Technology (QAT) chipset and associated software stack. He explores how QAT integrates with NGINX and shares the results of benchmarking with and without QAT.
In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Juan Villa of AWS and Damian Curry of NGINX discuss how AWS services (including NLB, Route 53, and PrivateLink) and NGINX complement each other in the delivery of highly scalable, high‑performance, and secure web applications.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Grant Hulegaard of NGINX dives deep into NGINX configuration: examining its structure, using crossplane to generate a JSON representation, and describing how NGINX Controller checks for common configuration errors and "gotchas".
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Oleg Guba of Dropbox describes the internal architecture of the company's EDGE network, including data centers, PoPs, and traffic patterns. He covers traffic management approaches in detail for ingress, internal, and egress flows.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Seungyeob Choi of Verizon describes how he uses NGINX Plus for video streaming. He explains how to encrypt HLS, handle non-standard MP4 files published by customers, deliver high-bitrate content (UHD videos), and do live low-latency streaming.