Owen Garrett: Pragmatic Microservices, Service Mesh, and NGINX Unit


Owen Garrett, Head of Products @NGINX, talks about some of the biggest challenges companies are facing transitioning from monoliths to microservices. He describes the proxy model (Kubernetes-Ingress controller model), delves into why and when you might need to use a service mesh and reviews the various service mesh products on the market today.

Finally, he introduces NGINX Unit, a dynamic web and application server – configured via API – that is designed to run applications in multiple languages.

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