Rootconf 2012

Let there be sysadmins


Nginx - Tips and Tricks.

Submitted May 18, 2012

Nginx is the second most popular webserver after apache. Its known for its light memory footprint and nimble proxy/loadbalancing features. The objective is to discuss some useful and interesting features of nginx which can be used very effectively in a high volume production environment.


Some cool features:
- Header based controls
- Beacons using empty_gif module
- Rate limiting features
- Third party modules
- Nginx status
Can touch upon Nginx module development if time permits.


Basic understanding of webservers

Speaker bio

Developer at Adiquity. (A product of Geek at heart.
Adiquity is a mobile ads platform that serves around 5K req/per sec with nginx and other high performance tools.




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