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In today’s world users expect applications and websites to be accessible 24×7. This means ensuring not only performance but high availability of website and applications. Keepalived provides the keepalive daemon for Linux servers, an implementation of the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) to manage virtual routers (virtual IP addresses), and a health check facility to determine whether a service is up and operational. If a service on a node fails the configured number of health checks, keepalived reassigns the virtual IP […]

NGINX Plus is a trusted, supported & secured platform for Application Delivery. NGINX Plus combines web server with load balancer, content cache, and media deliver into a high performance Application Deliver Platform (ADP). NGINX Plus as a crucial component of application delivery platform plays a key role in serving the modern web: Microservices : Microservices is a methodology for scaling applications by breaking them down into a suite of small independent services. NGINX Plus helps bind these services together. It gives […]

With its versatile feature set, NGINX today has become very popular as a web server, cache and load balancer. Most of the top busiest websites run NGINX. Although for most deployments default settings of NGINX and Linux works, there are still some key settings available in NGINX that can help in optimising it further for high traffic situations. While making these changes, it is recommended to change one setting at a time and set it back to the default value if it does […]

NGINX (pronounced “engine x”) is an open source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy server. Since its public launch in 2004, NGINX has focused on high performance, high concurrency, and low memory usage. In 2011, NGINX, Inc. was formed to help develop and maintain the open source distribution, and to provide commercial subscriptions and services. In this article, I’ll provide an introduction to NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus, and tell you how to get involved with the community. In an interview with […]