Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

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NGINX Announces Eight Solutions that Let Developers Run Safely with Scissors

Technology is hard. As technologists, I think we like it that way. It’s built‑in job security, right? Well, unfortunately, the modern application world has become unproductively hard.…
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The Essence of Sprint is Speed

We’re living in interesting, albeit challenging, times. This year set a new standard for change that saw both our professional and personal lives transformed almost overnight.…
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Addressing a DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2020-15598) in ModSecurity

On 14 September 2020, the OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set (CRS) team published details of a vulnerability in ModSecurity. The vulnerability has been assigned the identifier CVE-2020-15598, but details have not been published as of this writing.…
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Deploying Application Services in Kubernetes, Part 1

If we’ve observed just one change that has come with the growth of Kubernetes and cloud‑native architectures, it’s that DevOps teams and application owners are taking more direct control over how their applications are deployed, managed, and delivered.…
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Best Practices for Managing Internal APIs

Some consumer‑facing APIs are so widespread they’ve become household names – think Google Maps and Stripe – but internal APIs are the real powerhouse of the API economy.…
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Why DNS Is Critical for Modern Application Deployments

In a previous blog, I explained how application outages can impact customer confidence and bring your business to a standstill. In today’s marketplace, failing to adapt and deliver new services to the market quickly can be just as harmful.…
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Setting Up App Security as-a-Service for NGINX in Under 5 Minutes with F5 Essential App Protect

Modern applications require modern app security solutions. With the ever‑increasing pace of framework‑based app development, the growth of microservices topologies, and the ever‑changing security landscape, app security is becoming increasingly challenging for developer teams.…
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Achieving FIPS Compliance with NGINX Plus

If you work in government or a regulated industry, you’ve no doubt heard of the Federal Information Processing Standards, perhaps better known by the acronym FIPS.…
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Integrating Fortanix Self-Defending KMS with NGINX and NGINX Plus

If you have a large number of NGINX servers, it can be a challenge to manage their TLS keys and certificates. One solution is to manage them centrally with a key management system (KMS), one example of which is a hardware security module (HSM).…
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Real-Time APIs: Stories from the Real World

Real‑time APIs have become part of our daily lives. From ordering food to buying and selling stocks using our mobile phones, many day-to-day activities entail interaction with real‑time APIs.…