Learn about HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), the primary mechanism for information exchange across the Internet
Learn how progressive download of video enables playback to begin almost immediately, improving the user experience, at NGINX
Learn how caching (local storage of frequently requested information) improves page load speed and performance, at NGINX
Learn how web acceleration techniques like caching and compression speed up content delivery and improve the user experience
A web server delivers content for a website to a client that requests it, like a web browser. A web server communicates with a web browser using HTTP.
Discover the difference between reverse proxy and proxy server, and learn how NGINX provides reverse proxy functionality for load balancing, web acceleration
Learn how session persistence improves user experience by directing related requests from a client to the same backend server
Learn how load balancing improves network, server, and app performance. Get help with session persistence and dynamic configuration.
Learn a load balancer can help keep your website accessible to customers all day, every day, at NGINX
Learn what application delivery is, and how application delivery controllers can help you get maximum efficiency and positive user experience