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NGINX Announces nginx.conf 2016


NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced its third annual nginx.conf user conference, which will be held September 7-9, 2016 at the Hilton in Austin, TX. Last year's event was attended by more than 600 IT Professionals, including developers, application architects, system administrators, DevOps professionals, and CIO/CTOs. This year, attendees will come together to discuss how to build and deliver applications flawlessly, and to explore best practices and techniques in application architecture and infrastructure, including microservices, DevOps, cloud, containers, and more.

"The NGINX user community includes some of the most forward-thinking minds in the application development and deployment world -- innovators who are on the leading edge of adopting new tools in a rapidly changing industry," said Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX, Inc. "With a new suite of technologies having emerged as the new normal, it is more important than ever to bring technology leaders together to share best practices and address the relevant industry issues. NGINX is the heart of the modern web, powering these new tools and techniques, and enabling organizations to deploy and deliver sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale."

The company also announced the Call For Proposals is now open for speaking sessions during the conference. Sessions will provide compelling content about all aspects of application development and delivery across all technical levels. Submissions are being accepted now until 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 5, 2016.

Conference tracks for this year's event include:

  • Architecting, Developing, and Deploying Code
  • Scaling and Securing Applications
  • NGINX Case Studies and Best Practices

Last year's event included more than 40 keynotes and sessions from organizations like:

  • Adobe on scaling microservices with NGINX, Docker, and Mesos
  • Comcast Cable on rolling your own API management platform with NGINX and Lua
  • CoreOS on using Kubernetes with NGINX Plus to package and distribute modern web applications at scale
  • on using NGINX for streaming FIFA World Cup 2014, including how they managed content distribution, caching, authentication, and dynamic content at scale

To submit a speaking proposal, visit:

For more information on nginx.conf, or to register, visit and join the conversation by following @nginx on Twitter.

To view results of NGINX's recent Future of Application Development and Delivery Survey, visit:

Published Tuesday, April 05, 2016 12:31 PM by David Marshall
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