Web Server Load Balancing with NGINX Plus

Taking Kubernetes from Test to Production

A practical guide to how Kubernetes traffic management tools – including an Ingress controller and service mesh – can help you solve the challenges of resilience, visibility, and security that come with running Kubernetes in production.

The Most Developer-Friendly Service Mesh Is Here

F5 NGINX Service Mesh is the lightest, easiest way to implement mTLS and end-to-end encryption in Kubernetes.

Introducing NGINX
Instance Manager

Effortlessly track, configure, and monitor NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus instances at scale.

Faster deployments,
fewer headaches.

Think faster app deployments means increased tool sprawl, poor app visibility, or infrastructure lock‑in? Not anymore.

Introducing NGINX Controller 3.0, the first app‑centric, multi‑cloud platform for managing and delivering modern apps and APIs.

Improve the Performance, Reliability, and Security of Your Applications

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Aaron Terry VP of Development, MemberCentral

Learn how MemberCentral stabilized its applications by replacing hardware load balancers with NGINX Plus.

JOHN CLEVELEY Sr. Engineering Manager, BuzzFeed

Learn how Buzzfeed built a microservices request router using NGINX Plus.

JOHN GRAHAM-CUMMING Programmer, CloudFlare

Learn how you can deploy NGINX on any cloud, eliminate vendor lock‑in, and reduce complexity.

ANDREW STEIN Co-founder & Chief Scientist, Distil Networks

See how Distil Networks prevents security breaches and limits malicious traffic with NGINX Plus and the NGINX ModSecurity WAF.

MONTE EVANS Chief Technical Officer, Warpwire

Discover how Warpwire provides a fast, high‑performance experience for users.

DRAGOS DASCALITA HAUT Solutions Architect, Adobe

Learn how Adobe trusts NGINX Plus to manage and secure business‑critical APIs.

Deliver Modern Applications at Scale with F5 NGINX Products


NGINX Open Source

The open source web server that powers more than 400 million websites
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The only all‑in‑one load balancer, web server, content cache, and API gateway

NGINX Controller

Centralized monitoring and management for NGINX Plus
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NGINX App Protect

Modern app security powered by F5 WAF technology running on NGINX Plus


Multi‑language application server from NGINX
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NGINX Amplify

Lightweight, cloud-based monitoring for NGINX and NGINX Plus

Trusted by More of the World’s Busiest Sites than Any Other Server

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The NGINX Real-Time API Handbook

The NGINX Real-Time API Handbook

Our NGINX Real-Time API Handbook equips enterprises to deliver reliable, high-performance APIs

NGINX Webinars

Fundamentals of Microservices

Fundamentals of Microservices

Despite powering some of the most popular apps on the planet, microservices – including containers and Kubernetes – are still a mystery to many. Microservices is both an approach to...

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Deploying BIG-IP and NGINX Ingress Controller in the Same Architecture

Deploying BIG-IP and NGINX Ingress Controller in the Same...

Many of our customers use BIG‑IP for load balancing to their Kubernetes clusters and NGINX Ingress Controller to handle cluster ingress‑egress traffic. For better interoperability, IngressLink tracks changes in the cluster so BIG-IP configuration can be updated faster.

Tutorial: Setting Up NGINX and NGINX Plus as a Web Server and Reverse Proxy in AWS

Tutorial: Setting Up NGINX and NGINX Plus as a Web Server and...

This post shows you how to get NGINX and NGINX Plus running on Ubuntu in Amazon Web Services without affecting the settings on your personal computer.

Improving NGINX Performance with Kernel TLS and SSL_sendfile( )

Improving NGINX Performance with Kernel TLS and SSL_sendfile(...

NGINX Open Source 1.21.4 introduces support for kernel TLS (kTLS), which boosts performance by significantly reducing the need to copy data between user space and the kernel. We provide complete instructions for enabling kTLS in NGINX and share results of our performance testing.