Growing web architecture 4+ times can be a daunting task. While hardware appliances like F5 BIG-IP's offered many features, Automattic decided to use NGINX because of its unique performance and scalability.
Instagram scaled their service to tens of millions of users in a little over a year with just a few engineers on board. Core principles of Instagram engineering are keep it very simple, don't re-invent the wheel, go with proven and solid technologies.
In just a few weeks, NASA/JPL was able to design, build, test, and deploy their web hosting and live video streaming solution to cover Curiosity’s landing.
The Government Digital Service is a new team within Cabinet Office tasked with transforming government digital services. In this article GDS describes the open source technology stack for GOV.UK.
NGINX reached a new milestone this month: it is now used by more than 100M websites, and within the Million Busiest Websites has overtaken Microsoft IIS to take second place with a market share of 13.5%. Overall, nginx's market share now stands at 15.5%, just 1.2 percentage points behind Microsoft, helped by a growth of 8.3M sites this month.
Nginx, Inc. announced Gus Robertson as CEO. Amid a year of record growth for the company, Robertson will leverage his expertise in managing and growing technology companies to help Nginx develop a broader portfolio of commercial offerings, while also building strategic industry relationships and reinforcing support of the NGINX open source community.
Nginx, Inc. announces support for the WebSocket Protocol in the latest iteration of NGINX version 1.3. Available immediately, the functionality of the WebSocket Protocol is accessible within the core product.
Nginx Inc., provider of the high-performance NGINX Web server, and mobile Web technology specialist dotMobi today announced the immediate availability of a device detection module for NGINX using dotMobi’s DeviceAtlas® solution.