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在现代应用架构下,随着单体应用微服务化的转变,如何有效的对容器环境中的应用安全进行有效管控成为难题。本次讲座探讨了如何通过 NGINX 有效管控和增强在微服务架构下的应用安全防护能力和可视化能力。

Audi Future-Proofs Tech Vision and App Innovation with NGINX

German automotive giant Audi deployed NGINX App Protect to protect Kubika O, its cloud‑independent Kubernetes platform operating as a seamless application environment underpinned by Red Hat OpenShift. Now Audi application owners "don’t have to worry about the infrastructure at all".

NGINX App Protect Denial of Service

NGINX App Protect Denial of Service is a modern application security solution specifically designed to protect your most critical assets – applications – from Layer 7 attacks, which can evade traditional network defenses to hurt your revenue and reputation.

轻量级 Service Mesh 技术演进及落地实践

随着不断深化对微服务和容器化应用的投入,与服务网格密切相关的容器复杂性及安全性便成为了需要解决的关键问题。本讲座介绍了轻量级且高性能的 NGINX Service Mesh 的独特之处。

Kubernetes Ingress API 的技术演进与迭代

容器时代,Kubernetes 技术的发展堪称日新月异,包括与 NGINX 强相关的 Ingress 技术。本次讲座聚焦于 Ingress 技术的演变过程,并深入解析了技术生态背后的逻辑与设计原理。

NGINX Service Mesh

NGINX Service Mesh is free and scales with your Kubernetes environment no matter where you are in your microservices journey, from open source project to secure and scalable enterprise-grade solution.

NGINX Plus on Arm-Based AWS Graviton2 AMIs

Amazon EC2 AMIs are powered by the AWS Graviton2 Processor, built on 64‑bit Arm Neoverse cores. The M6g AMI delivers 40% better price-performance and 20% lower cost than x86-based instances with NGINX Plus as a reverse proxy and API gateway.

What Is a Service Mesh?

A service mesh is a component of orchestration tools for containerized environments such as Kubernetes, responsible for routing traffic, defining and enforcing service-to-service mTLS policies, and providing visibility into application availability and security.

What Is a Sidecar?

A sidecar is a separate container that runs alongside an application container in a Kubernetes pod. It offloads functions required by all apps within a service mesh (SSL/mTLS, traffic routing, and high availability) from the apps themselves.

What Is a Kubernetes Ingress Controller?

An Ingress controller is a specialized load balancer for Kubernetes environments. It accepts traffic from outside the Kubernetes platform, and load balances it to Kubernetes pods (containers). It monitors pod status and automatically updates load-balancing rules as necessary.

What Is Kubernetes?

Kubernetes is an open source container orchestration platform. It provides a complete platform for scaling and managing applications that are deployed in containers.

What Is a Container?

A container is a virtualization technology designed to create and support a portable form factor for applications. In other words, containers make it easy to deploy an application on a range of different platforms.

Application Delivery & Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure

This practical report describes Microsoft Azure’s load balancing options and explains how NGINX can contribute to a comprehensive solution. Derek DeJonghe & Arlan Nugara take you through the steps necessary to design a solution for your application infrastructure in Microsoft Azure.

NGINX Training Course Catalog

NGINX, part of F5, offers training so you can get the most out of your NGINX ecosystem. Courses are available across different experience and skill levels, from NGINX fundamentals to advanced load balancing, advanced caching, security, and more.

NGINX Plus and AWS

NGINX and Amazon have partnered to provide high-performance application delivery solutions for AWS applications. From self-service provisioning to turnkey environments, NGINX Plus helps you get the most from your AWS applications.

What Is Cloud-Native App Delivery?

Cloud-native app delivery leverages modern technologies to enable loosely coupled systems in the cloud that are resilient, manageable, and observable. Such technologies include containers, service meshes, microservices, immutable infrastructure, and declarative APIs.

What Is the Difference Between Multi-Cloud and Hybrid-Cloud?

A multi-cloud infrastructure spans multiple public cloud environments from different providers, to take advantage of cloud-specific features. A hybrid-cloud infrastructure includes two or more different types of cloud environments (on-premises, private cloud, and public cloud).

High Performance, Cloud-Native Apps with AWS and NGINX

NGINX and Amazon Web Services provide high-performance application delivery solutions for AWS services. From self-service provisioning to turnkey environments, our offerings help you migrate your apps, integrate your environments, and automate your toil.

The Masterguide to IT Agility

Download this report to learn how to take advantage of the power of DevOps practices for application development, such as container orchestration and microservices.

What Is a WAF?

A web application firewall (WAF) protects applications against sophisticated Layer 7 attacks that might otherwise lead to loss of sensitive data, system hijack by attackers, and downtime.

Web Application Security

Available compliments of NGINX, this O’Reilly Media eBook features practical security tips and advice that your development and security teams can use right away.

High-Performance Application Delivery with Red Hat and NGINX

Optimize your application delivery infrastructure with seamless integration of the NGINX Application Platform with some of the most popular Linux, automation, and container platforms: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

NGINX App Protect

NGINX App Protect combines the proven effectiveness of F5’s advanced WAF technology with the agility and performance of NGINX. It runs natively on NGINX Plus to address the security challenges facing modern DevOps environments.

NGINX Cookbook, 2019 Edition

This free eBook provides step-by-step recipes for configuring NGINX for serving static content, caching, load balancing, security, cloud deployments, gRPC, HTTP/2 server push, and more. It also covers advanced use cases that take advantage of the enhanced features in NGINX Plus.


NGINX Plus is the only all-in-one load balancer, web server, content cache, and API gateway. NGINX Plus is built on NGINX Open Source.

NGINX Application Platform

The NGINX Application Platform helps reduce complexity by consolidating common functions down to far fewer components – in many cases, down to a single piece of software. Streamline your application stack and begin migrating to a modern, microservices-based architecture.

F5 BIG-IP to NGINX Plus: Migration Guide

Enterprises are adopting cloud, DevOps, and microservices to support their digital transformation efforts. NGINX Plus, a software load balancer, plays a key role in this journey. This ebook provides step-by-step instructions on migrating from F5 BIG-IP to NGINX Plus and commodity servers for cost savings and increased agility.

Migrating from F5 BIG-IP to the NGINX Application Delivery Controller

Enterprises are adopting cloud, DevOps, and microservices to support their digital transformation efforts. Software load balancing is key to accelerating digital transformation. In this whitepaper, we cover why and how to migrate from F5 BIG‑IP and BIG‑IQ to NGINX Plus and NGINX Controller for cost savings and increased agility.

NGINX Unit Cookbook

With the latest edition of the NGINX Unit Cookbook, developers, DevOps personnel, network admins, and cloud infrastructure pros will learn how to quickly get started with this open source, dynamic application server.

NGINX Modules

NGINX, at its core, is a collection of modules. Whether you are using core modules, like the http and stream modules, or third-party modules like GeoIP or RTMP, the module framework is the same.

Continuous API Management

This excerpt from "Continuous API Management" is a practical guide that provides maturity models for individual APIs and multi‑API landscapes to help you invest the right human and company resources for the right maturity level at the right time.

NGINX and Signal Sciences

NGINX and Signal Sciences have joined together to create a combined API gateway, web server, software load balancer, and next‑gen web application firewall (WAF) offering.

Cloud Native DevOps With Kubernetes

This excerpt of the full O’Reilly book shows developers and operations staff how to apply industry-standard DevOps practices to Kubernetes in a cloud-native context. Learn how to build, deploy, and scale modern applications in the cloud.

Turbocharge Your NGINX Deployment

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Ahmet Houssein of Solarflare describes how the company’s XtremeScale technology with Universal Kernel Bypass accelerates NGINX performance, increasing QPS up to 4X compared to a kernel solution, while linearly scaling performance.

Best Practices for Caching

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Kevin Jones of NGINX, Inc. explains how NGINX caching improves the user experience of your applications. He reviews and analyzes all of the available caching features and directives, and demos a working sample configuration.

Demo: How to Configure NGINX Unit for a Production Application

In her session at NGINX Conf 2018, Amanda Bockoven, Sales Engineer at NGINX, Inc., shows how the multilingual and dynamic application server, NGINX Unit, can fit into your environment. As an example, she adds a new Django application to the configuration.

Demo: Tips for Managing NGINX at Scale with NGINX Controller

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Jason Feldt, Director, Project Management at NGINX, Inc. presents an interactive demo of NGINX Controller functionality, and relays responses from customers and prospects so far. He invites attendees to help shape the product roadmap.

Reading the NGINX Unit Changelog Together

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Nick Shadrin, Sr. Product Manager at 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.

Reading NGINX CHANGES Together

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.

Scaling Your Web App to New Heights with AWS and NGINX

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.

How to Analyze NGINX Configs Using NGINX Controller

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".

An In-Depth Look at the Dropbox EDGE Network

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.

NGINX for Commercial-Quality Streaming Services

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.

NGINX JavaScript in Your Web Server Configuration

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Dmitry Volyntsev of NGINX, Inc. covers the NGINX JavaScript module (njs, formerly called nginScript) in depth, describes how users of NGINX and NGINX Plus are using the NGINX JavaScript module to solve real solve real-world problems.

Performance-Tuning NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Amir Rawdat of NGINX, Inc. explains how to maximize NGINX performance with parameter tuning and other techniques. He also covers important aspects of performance tuning in an infrastructure.

Why Make Your Own NGINX Modules? Theory and Practice

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Vasiliy Soshnikov of Mail.Ru Group provides the detailed knowledge you need to build your own NGINX modules: details about NGINX's core, its modular architecture, and guiding principles for NGINX code development.

NGINX Powers 12 Billion Transactions per Day at Capital One

In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Rohit Joshi and Mike Dunn explain how Capital One uses NGINX for its highest throughput, lowest latency applications, which handle 12 billion operations/day with peaks of 2 million ops/second at latencies of 10-30 milliseconds.

NGINX Unit Update

In their keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Nick Shadrin and Igor Sysoev review the latest news on NGINX Unit, the open source, dynamically configured web and application server. Its supports an ever-growing number of languages, including Go, Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby.

NGINX in a Managed Hosting Environment

In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Dimitri Henning and Roland Gutsch, Systems Engineers at SysEleven GmbH, describe how SysEleven uses NGINX in almost every setup in its virtual environment, and how they handle the challenges presented by a managed hosting environment.

DDoS Beasts and How to Fight Them, Part 2

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Artyom Gavrichenkov, CTO at Qrator Labs, offers a mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive classification of DoS and DDoS attacks, a description of what makes them possible, and possible ways to mitigate attacks of any kind.

DDoS Beasts and How to Fight Them, Part 1

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Artyom Gavrichenkov, CTO at Qrator Labs, offers a mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive classification of DoS and DDoS attacks, a description of what makes them possible, and possible ways to mitigate attacks of any kind.

Running NGINX and NGINX Plus in Clusters

In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Owen Garrett and Vladimir Khomutov of NGINX, Inc. share strategies for running multiple NGINX and NGINX Plus instances in a cluster, including the zone-synchronization module and methods for sharing traffic across instances.

10 Tips for Deploying NGINX as an API Gateway

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Liam Crilly, Director, Product Management at NGINX, Inc., provides actionable tips, configuration snippets, and live demos of NGINX deployed as an API gateway. NGINX eliminates the added complexity incurred with a separate API gateway.

Using NGINX for Release Automation at The Atlantic

In their session at NGINX Conf 2018, Mike Howsden and Frankie Dintino of The Atlantic describe how they automate releases and maximize server resource usage with NGINX (with uWSGI for Python apps and Passenger for Node.js apps), GitHub, Jenkins, and Python scripting.

NGINX Controller Update and Demo

In his keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Jason Feldt, Director, Product Management at NGINX, Inc., discusses NGINX Controller. He describes its monitoring and management role in the NGINX Application Platform, and provides a live demonstration of the current release.

NGINX and NGINX Plus Update and Demo

In his keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Liam Crilly, Director, Product Management at NGINX, Inc., reviews the NGINX roadmap and how it is influenced by the technology trends affecting our customers and the open source community. He demos the new features in NGINX Plus R16.

Product Strategy & Announcements

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Owen Garrett, Sr. Director, Product Management at NGINX, Inc., recaps the product announcements made at the conference, previews the product roadmap and key ecosystem integrations, and covers key enhancements to the open source projects.

A Pragmatic Journey to Modernize

In his keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, NGINX VP of Product Management Sidney Rabsatt highlights the exciting technology coming from NGINX and how our solutions give organizations freedom of choice and enable the agility they need to modernize faster.

Service Mesh for Microservices 2.0

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Mohamad Bayan of Verizon shares his team's journey to "Microservices 2.0", which leverages a platform combining Kubernetes and service mesh as an "outer architecture" for building business-focused polyglot services decoupled from it.

Using NGINX with IoT: Ingress to the Edge and Beyond

In his keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Steven Cooper, API and Platform Evangelist at Telstra, looks closely at how tiny IoT compute devices work, delves into the connectivity challenges of the IoT world, and explains how NGINX helps to deal with the need to scale out.

How to Survive and Thrive on Your Journey Through Digital Disruption

In her keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Margaret Dawson, VP, Products and Technologies at Red Hat, cuts through the hype of digital transformation and discusses what it takes to be a digital leader in next-generation architectures, agile processes, and collaborative cultures.

Wrap-Up on the NGINX Application Platform and Ecosystem

In their keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, Owen Garrett and Liam Crilly cover the NGINX Application Platform, the suite of NGINX products that is extended by a rich ecosystem of technologies, including Kubernetes, ModSecurity, Red Hat OpenShift, and others.

Using NGINX as a Kubernetes Ingress Controller

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Michael Pleshakov of NGINX, Inc., shows how to load balance HTTP and TCP/UDP applications on Kubernetes with the NGINX Ingress Controller for Kubernetes, bringing the performance and reliability of NGINX and NGINX Plus to Kubernetes.

The TCO of the NGINX Application Platform

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Karthik Krishnaswamy of NGINX, Inc. analyzes total cost of ownership for the NGINX Application Platform. One large enterprise reduced costs and improved efficiency by reducing the number of app-delivery tools from 13 down to just 3.

Leveraging IPv6 Routing For Resource Reachability

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Jamie Panagos of Charter Communications describes a framework for converging resources and routing to provide more efficient delivery, more control of resource reachability, and easier sharing of delivery infrastructure.

A Pragmatic Maturity Model for Adopting Microservices

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Charles Pretzer, Technical Architect, Professional Services at NGINX, Inc., examines microservices architectures in the context of both migration of existing monolithic applications and "green field" applications.

The Imperative to Modernize

In his keynote at NGINX Conf 2018, NGINX CEO Gus Robertson talks about the major trends impacting enterprises in the digital era and how the NGINX Application Platform helps companies achieve digital transformation.

Tracing and Troubleshooting NGINX, OpenResty, and Their Backends

In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Yichun Zhang of OpenResty Inc. discusses various real-world performance issues in the context of NGINX and OpenResty, explaining how to use dynamic tracing and other advanced debugging technologies that don't disrupt production services.

Deploying NGINX Plus as an API Gateway

This free, complete ebook delves into the advantages of using NGINX Plus native capabilities in an API gateway. It shows you, step-by-step, how to set up the correct environment, how to get started with an API gateway, how to secure it, and how to publish gRPC services.

Laying the Groundwork for Cloud: A Blueprint for Enterprise Leaders

This free O’Reilly ebook explores practical ways to transform your company’s organizational and operating model in preparation for your cloud migration. Author Mark Preston demonstrates techniques for driving a successful company-wide transformation, based on his experiences guiding several organizations through the process.

MemberCentral Replaces Hardware Load Balancers with NGINX Plus

MemberCentral's hardware load balancers were not able to reliably deliver the hundreds of sites they host. Upgrading the SSL certificate for one site caused outages on all other hosted sites. Fed up with this instability, MemberCentral put the open source NGINX software in front of the hardware load balancers to terminate SSL connections. The stability issues disappeared almost instantly. Impressed with the functionality of NGINX, MemberCentral then upgraded to NGINX Plus for exclusive features such as health checks, and were able to completely eliminate their hardware load balancers.

Device Technologies Updates Its Technologies with NGINX

Device Technologies had many customers with aging technologies including Microsoft Threat Management that was starting to end of life. Learn how they replaced those outdated technologies and modernized their customers' infrastructures using NGINX's reverse proxy and web platform.

Capital One Cuts Costs and Consolidates Infrastructure with NGINX

Previously Capital One was using three separate gateways to serve their needs, which was inefficient and time-consuming to manage. Worse is that all three were commercial products, which drove costs up. Using NGINX, they were able to decommission the other three gateways -- cutting costs and simplifying their architecture.

NGINX Plus Router for OpenShift

NGINX Plus Router for OpenShift provides application delivery services to improve the performance, security, and reliablity of your OpenShift applications.

Container Networking: From Docker to Kubernetes

This free O’Reilly ebook excerpt provides developers, site reliability engineers, and software architects with a look at container networking, container orchestration, and service discovery, and shares several solutions. It also covers the capabilities of many open source tools, including Kubernetes.


这份最新的白皮书描述了企业在数字领域面临的挑战,以及 NGINX 应用平台如何帮助您应对这些挑战。借助 NGINX 应用平台,您可以高效且有所收益地为用户提供始终如一体验。

P97 Fuels Its Mobile Commerce Platform with NGINX Plus

With the continued growth of ecommerce, more consumer experiences are available through mobile devices. P97, using NGINX Plus in Microsoft Azure, built a full-service app that enables customers to reserve a gas pump and then pay for gas with their device.

NGINX Plus for Telcos

Using modern software and cloud-focused approaches to building new services can accelerate time-to-market for telcos while keeping costs low.

What is NGINX?

Explore what NGINX is and learn how this high-performance software can act as a web server, load balancer, web accelerator, and more.

Designing and Deploying Microservices

Use the guidance in this ebook about building microservices to learn what a microservice is, and why you might need a microservices architecture to make your applications faster, more flexible, and more stable.

What is HTTP/2?

Learn what HTTP/2 is and how this upgrade to the HTTP standard greatly improves application speed and security.

What Are Microservices?

Learn about microservices, an approach to software architecture that builds an application from many small, single-function services that interoperate.

What Is DevOps?

Learn about DevOps, a catch-all term for the blending of roles between developers and operations engineers, as well as DevOps culture and tools

What Is a Media Server?

Learn how streaming media server software like NGINX Plus and NGINX can deliver your multimedia assets flawlessly to maximize customer satisfaction

Serving Media with NGINX Plus

NGINX Plus provides a powerful solution for most streaming media needs, utilizing the famous performance and reliability of source NGINX Open Source.

About NGINX Plus

NGINX Plus is a complete application delivery platform that combines web serving, load balancing, content caching, and media streaming into one easy to deploy and manage package.


Learn definitions for industry terms related to web serving, load balancing, and other topics, and how NGINX software provides solutions for them.

What Is Clustering?

Learn how clustering machines into a single virtual server and load balancing across the nodes maximizes website performance and reliability, at NGINX

Why Customers Choose NGINX

Learn how some of the world's most innovative developers deliver apps fast and flawlessly with NGINX and NGINX Plus. The combination of web serving, load balancing, content caching, and media streaming into one package makes it easy to deploy and scale any application.

What Is HTTP?

Learn about HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol), the primary mechanism for information exchange across the Internet

What Is Caching?

Learn how caching (local storage of frequently requested information) improves page load speed and performance, at NGINX

What Is a Web Server?

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.

What Is a Reverse Proxy Server?

Discover the difference between reverse proxy and proxy server, and learn how NGINX provides reverse proxy functionality for load balancing, web acceleration

What Is Load Balancing?

Learn how load balancing improves network, server, and app performance. Get help with session persistence and dynamic configuration.


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