NGINX

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A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.

What is NGINX?

nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
NGINX is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

43813 companies use NGINX in their tech stacks, including Uber, Airbnb, and Pinterest.

Uber

Airbnb

Pinterest

Shopify

Instagram

Spotify

Udemy

Instacart

Slack

Robinhood

reddit

LinkedIn

Why developers like NGINX

High-performance http server
Performance
Easy to configure
Open source
Load balancer
Free
Scalability
Web server
Simplicity