Here are a whole lot of “Performance Tuning – Tips & Tricks” directly from the Nginx team. I’m sure you’ve seen bits and pieces of these all over the place, but it’s nice to have them all together and from the credible source as well.
nginx-module-vts – Nginx virtual host traffic status module
nginx-module-vts is a handy Nginx module for those who run complex Nginx configurations, with multiple servers, virtual hosts, caches, etc. Here’s an example partial screenshot of the output.
Nginx Unit looks interesting:
What is NGINX Unit?
NGINX Unit is a new, lightweight, open source application server built to meet the demands of today’s dynamic and distributed applications. Deploy configuration changes with no service disruptions. Run code in multiple languages. Build the foundation of your service mesh.
An application server – and so much more.
Still in beta though…
Rate Limiting with NGINX and NGINX Plus
Nginx blog (which, if you work with Nginx in any capacity, you should subscribe to) has an excellent guide to rate limiting. The article explains rate limiting from the basics, through bursts, all the way to more advanced examples, with multiple rate limits for the same location.
HAProxy and Nginx abuse and rate limiting
My brother wrote a follow-up – HAProxy abuse filtering and rate limiting – to his previous post – Nginx rate limit by user agent (control bots). This is just a tip of the iceberg that we are working with at the office, but it’s pretty cool.
Hopefully, soon enough our Ansible playbooks will be up to date and shareable…