Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

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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.…

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.…
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A Reference Architecture for Real-Time APIs

In a previous blog, we showed how real‑time APIs play a critical role in our lives. As companies seek to compete in the digital era, APIs become a critical IT and business resource.…
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Announcing the First NGINX for Good Hackathon

This September we will be holding our first NGINX for Good hackathon, and we’re excited. As the name “NGINX for Good” indicates, we’re inviting participants to build a website or application that helps others, with the site or app running on our dynamic application server, NGINX Unit.…
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Filesystem Isolation in NGINX Unit

In November 2019 (which already seems like half a century ago) we announced the addition of namespace isolation to NGINX Unit. Now we’re here to discuss the most recent addition to the isolation mechanism, namely the rootfs option of the isolation object.…
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Securing Your Apps in Kubernetes with NGINX App Protect

Businesses know they need to bring services and applications to market quickly because if they don’t, a competitor surely will. But web applications are prime targets for cyberattacks, and updating them fast and furiously increases the risk that potential security vulnerabilities slip through QA and make their way into production.…
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Simplifying the API Documentation Process with NGINX Controller

According to a survey conducted by Cloud Elements, 85% of businesses consider APIs to be fundamental to their business strategy and continued success. A strong API initiative drives business growth and enables new customer experiences while reducing time to market.…
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Optimize Your NGINX Plus Deployment with Arm-Based Amazon EC2 M6g Instances

At NGINX Conf 2019, we showcased the cost savings you can achieve by deploying NGINX Plus on Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) A1 instances powered by the AWS Graviton processor, which has 64‑bit Arm Neoverse cores and custom silicon designed by AWS.…
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A Quick Look at the Revamped API Management Module and Developer Portal in NGINX Controller 3.7

Since we announced NGINX Controller 3.0 in late January, we’ve maintained a steady cadence of releases and have now reached release 3.7. It introduces a comprehensive set of enhancements to the API Management Module and the general availability of the Developer Portal.…