Tag: Nginx

Sqor Sports Chooses NGINX Plus to Scale to Over 100 Million Fans

Sqor Sports Chooses NGINX Plus to Scale to Over 100 Million Fans

Achieving High-Performance with an All-in-One Content Caching and Load Balancing Solution   Situation Sqor Sports was founded with a vision of offering direct communication between athletes and fans. The company offers a sports-centric social media platform, making it easy for athletes to post updates, videos, and images; and for fans…

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Maximizing PHP 7 Performance with NGINX, Part II: Multiple Servers and Load Balancing

Maximizing PHP 7 Performance with NGINX, Part II: Multiple Servers and Load Balancing

PHP is the programming language used for many popular frameworks and content management systems (CMSes). We have specific articles on the two most popular PHP-based CMSes, WordPress and Drupal. Introduction: When to Use Multiple Servers Part I of this blog post covers maximizing PHP web server performance //link// on a…

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Refactoring a Monolith into Microservices

Refactoring a Monolith into Microservices

This is the seventh and final article in my series about building applications with microservices. The first article introduces the Microservice Architecture pattern and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of using microservices. The following articles discuss different aspects of the microservice architecture: using an API Gateway, inter-process communication, service discovery,…

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Replace TMG Without Breaking the Bank

Replace TMG Without Breaking the Bank

What do you do when you’ve invested your IT strategy into a product that’s been cancelled? If you chose Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) as your security solution that’s the question you’re now facing. In 2012, Microsoft announced that it was discontinuing TMG and ending all support for it…

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NGINX Wins Silver Stevie Award for Outstanding Customer Support

NGINX Wins Silver Stevie Award for Outstanding Customer Support

NGINX products are known for their superior performance and quality, and we believe our customers deserve equally superior support. Because open source NGINX – the world’s most popular web server for high traffic sites – is free, customers who purchase NGINX Plus rightly expect outstanding technical support as part of…

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DROWN Vulnerability CVE-2016-0800 in OpenSSL Misses Most NGINX Users

DROWN Vulnerability CVE-2016-0800 in OpenSSL Misses Most NGINX Users

A new OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2016-0800), called DROWN, was recently announced. It affects older versions of several widely-used server technologies: SSLv2, an old version of the Secure Sockets Layer protocol. Most up-to-date websites don’t use SSL at all, having moved to TLS (Transport Layer Security) IIS v7. An older version of…

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nginScript – A New and Powerful Way to Configure NGINX

nginScript – A New and Powerful Way to Configure NGINX

The following is adapted from a presentation given by Igor Sysoev at nginx.conf 2015, held in San Francisco in September. You can view the video of the nginScript talk on YouTube. Table of Contents 0:27 nginScript Beginnings 1:30 The Lua Module 2:23 Choosing JavaScript 3:33 JavaScript VMs 4:04 V8 Issues…

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Join NGINX Across the Pond in London at QCon, March 7–9

Join NGINX Across the Pond in London at QCon, March 7–9

NGINX will be in London at QCon on March 7–9. Come meet us! Learn from web-performance and DevOps experts why so many of the most innovative developers choose NGINX and NGINX Plus to deliver their websites and applications. We’ll show you how to optimize your websites and build resilient systems at…

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Load Balancing Applications with NGINX Plus in a CoreOS Cluster

Load Balancing Applications with NGINX Plus in a CoreOS Cluster

CoreOS is a Linux OS that is designed to run applications across a cluster of machines. There can be multiple running copies of a web application (each in a separate Docker or rkt container), distributed across a cluster. For such a deployment the configuration of the load balancer needs to…

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Maximizing PHP 7 Performance with NGINX, Part I: Web Serving and Caching

Maximizing PHP 7 Performance with NGINX, Part I: Web Serving and Caching

Introduction: How NGINX is Used with PHP PHP is the most popular way to create a server-side Web application, with roughly 80% market share. (ASP.net is a distant second, and Java an even more distant third.) The PHP universe includes a multitude of PHP frameworks; the most popular include Laravel,…

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