F5 and NGINX today announced an agreement under which F5 will acquire NGINX for approximately $670 million. Hear from NGINX CEO Gus Robertson on why NGINX + F5 is a powerful combination that will ‘bridge the divide’ between NetOps and DevOps.
There are always concerns when an enterprise acquires open source projects. NGINX CEO Gus Robertson explains why F5 is committed to maintaining and growing NGINX Open Source and other open source projects.
NGINX Plus covers all API gateway use cases, from traditional monoliths to distributed microservices. No need for the separate microgateway that first-generation API management vendors have had to bolt onto their solutions to handle modern application architectures.
NGINX Unit 1.8.0 introduces internal routing of requests based on host, URL, and HTTP method, This sets the framework for full Layer 7 request processing, necessary for further development of Unit's web server functionality.
"Service mesh" is a hot topic, but as of early 2019 most implementations are not production-ready. In this blog we offer advice on adopting existing technologies that are likely to meet the needs of all but the most complex applications until such time as service mesh is more mature.
With NGINX Controller’s API Management Module, you define an API just once and publish it to as many environments as you want. This “create once, publish many” approach eliminates user errors as well as saving time and effort, especially if you have to define a lot of APIs.
The Signal Sciences Certified Module for NGINX Plus brings additional modern web and API security to the NGINX Plus platform. The combined solution helps enterprises replace outdated legacy WAF and load-balancing appliances, such as the F5 Advanced WAF and F5 BIG-IP.
In this inaugural post in our "Ask NGINX" series, we explain how to convert F5 BIG-IP iRules and Apache rewrite rules to NGINX syntax, use NGINX as an API gateway and NGINX Controller for full API lifecycle management, and implement blue-green deployment with NGINX.
In his session at NGINX Conf 2018, Timo Stark of Audi shares how his team built the Audi Cockpit, a dashboard on which Audi employees access work apps. NGINX Plus serves as API gateway for the dashboard, which uses AWS-hosted microservices in Kubernetes-managed containers.
Some of the loudest buzz in the IT industry during 2018 was around the concept of service mesh. Here we review some of the major developments in the space, including introductions, enhancements, and consolidations for both commercial products and open source projects.
The Load Balancing Module in NGINX Controller 2.0 has a new configuration-centric, policy-based approach for configuration management to complement the existing instance-centric approach; integration with ServiceNow; control over logging; and an offline installation method.
The NGINX Controller API Management Module is next-generation solution for defining and publishing APIs, managing and securing API traffic, monitoring performance, and analyzing usage. In short, it manages the entire lifecycle of APIs without compromising performance.
No one uses fax machines anymore, so why is the F5 BIG-IP still part of your "modern" app architecture? Augment or replace it with NGINX Plus for agility and cost savings. Our many resources will guide you on your journey to research, evaluate, and implement NGINX Plus.
Learn about some of the common deployment scenarios for NGINX Plus as a reverse proxy load balancer.