Topic: nginx

ITOps Times news digest: Azure Deployment Manager’s health checks, AWS CloudFormation update, and NGINX Unit 1.9

Microsoft announced new partnerships with service health monitoring companies in its Azure Deployment Manager. The Deployment Manager enables users to perform rollouts of resources on a region per region basis. Health checks for the service were announced at Build this year, allowing it to integrate with service health monitors to automatically stop deployment that are … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Rancher 2 Terraform Provider, NGINX Ingress Controller 1.5, and HPE to acquire Cray

HashiCorp has made its Rancher2 Terraform provider generally available. According to HashiCorp, the provider is used for interacting with resources supported by Rancher v2. Terraform is the company’s open-source project for cloud infrastructures. Rancher Labs has been working on a Terraform provider for Rancher 2.x ever since releasing version 2 due to the popularity of … continue reading

F5 completes acquisition of NGINX

Just two months after F5 Networks announced its intent to acquire NGINX, the deal has been closed. NGINX will now operate as its own business unit within F5. “Watching the NGINX and F5 teams planning our joint future proved to me that NGINX has found a great home. While there will always be different approaches … continue reading

F5-NGINX deal and how it might impact emerging service mesh architectures

While F5 Networks claimed its recent deal to acquire NGINX will “bridge the divide” between DevOps and NetOps, the acquisition also promises to accelerate both companies’ goals to create new service mesh architectures. In agreeing to acquire NGINX for $670 million, F5 is paying a premium for a rival with $26 million in revenues last … continue reading

NGINX introduces improved app delivery, API management, and service mesh capabilities

NGINX has announced several new enhancements to the NGINX Application Platform across three of its solutions: NGINX Plus, NGINX Controller, and NGINX Unit. NGINX Controller 2.0 will include an enhanced Load Balancer Module that features advanced configuration management. This allows for a configuration-first approach with version control, diffing, reverting, and ServiceNow integration, the company explained. … continue reading

8 surprising facts about Docker adoption

The average lifespan of a container is a mere two days. That was among eight surprising findings revealed in a survey by Datadog, the application monitoring solution provider, and released this week at DockerCon18 in San Francisco. Datadog took a sampling of its customer base, representing more than 10,000 companies and 700 million containers, the … continue reading

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