- Performance Tuning
- Session type
- Technical level
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
Developer at Adiquity. (A product of Guruji.com). Geek at heart. Adiquity is a mobile ads platform that serves around 5K req/per sec with nginx and other high performance tools.