News of 2019§

News archive for the year 2019.

Unit 1.14.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on December 26, 2019

Version 1.14.0 has been released.

Unit 1.13.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on November 14, 2019

Version 1.13.0 has been released, featuring reverse proxying support and several bugfixes.

Application Isolation with NGINX Unit §

Artem Konev on November 7, 2019

Application isolation in NGINX Unit enables you to control which types of system resources your apps share with NGINX Unit and each other. Running apps in isolated environments improves security. Get all the details on how it works, and what it means for the future of NGINX Unit.

What are the benefits of using NGINX Unit? §

Matthew Casperson on November 4, 2019

In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the advantages provided by NGINX Unit.

NGINX Unit 1.11.0 Is Now Available, Introduces Static File Serving §

Artem Konev on October 16, 2019

NGINX Unit 1.11.0 introduces support for static file serving, a much requested feature ever since NGINX Unit debuted. It also includes application (process) isolation using Linux namespaces and a WebSocket server implementation for Java Servlet Containers. NGINX Unit 1.12.0 adds support for PHP 7.4.

Unit 1.12.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on October 3, 2019

Version 1.12.0 has been released, featuring several important bugfixes.

NGINX Open Source, NGINX Plus, & Unit 2019 Update §

Owen Garrett on September 26, 2019

NGINX veteran and open source stalwart, Owen Garrett (Sr. Director, Product Management, F5 Networks), will open up the first of our product spotlight sessions. Owen will provide an update on the key enhancements we’ve made to NGINX open source and NGINX Plus, as well as a preview of upcoming roadmap items. Then Owen will bring NGINX’s original author and founder, Igor Sysoev, up on stage to talk about our new open source application server, Unit. Igor will talk about the progress we’ve made on this innovative technology, as well as the art of what’s possible as we continue to develop it.

NGINX Unit Demo §

Igor Sysoev, Nick Shadrin on September 25, 2019

Application Delivery track session: NGINX Unit & Demo with Nick Shadrin (Consulting Manager, F5 Networks) and Igor Sysoev (Founder, NGINX, F5 Networks).

NGINX Unit: Make the App Server Part of Your Application §

Timo Stark on September 25, 2019

Timo has worked with PHP and Node.js for years, and now with NGINX Unit he’s able to use the app server as a core part of his applications and APIs. In this session, Timo explains how to create, manage, and deploy powerful APIs with PHP and Node.js on top of NGINX Unit. He shares some libraries he wrote for controlling NGINX Unit from Node.js and PHP.

Unit 1.11.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on September 19, 2019

Version 1.11.0 has been released, featuring static content support, application namespace isolation, and support for WebSockets in Java Servlet Containers.

NGINX Unit 1.10.0 Is Now Available §

Artem Konev on September 16, 2019

NGINX Unit 1.9.0 and 1.10.0 introduce request routing based on matching arguments, headers, cookies, and scheme; appending elements to arrays; a built‑in WebSocket server for Node.js; and new guides for Catalyst, NextCloud, Redmine, Docker, and language modules.

Unit 1.10.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on August 22, 2019

Version 1.10.0 has been released, featuring various improvements in language modules.

Unit 1.9.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on May 30, 2019

Version 1.9.0 has been released, featuring arguments, cookies, and headers support in internal request routing and POST semantics for arrays.

NGINX Unit: A Modern App Server for Modern Apps §

Karthik Krishnaswamy on May 28, 2019

NGINX Unit is a key component in our modern platform spans from code to customer: it's configured dynamically via API for no app downtime; it can run apps written in multiple languages and versions at the same time; its small footprint makes it ideal for microservices and deployable on any infrastructure.

Compare PHP FPM, PHP PPM, Nginx Unit, React PHP and RoadRunner §

Sudo Null on May 4, 2019

The goal was to compare the characteristics of services under different loads and find the best option.

NGINX Unit 1.8.0 Is Now Available, Introduces Internal Routing §

Artem Konev on March 4, 2019

NGINX Unit 1.8.0 introduces internal routing of requests based on host, URL, and HTTP method. This sets the framework for full Layer 7 request processing, necessary for further development of Unit's web server functionality.

Unit 1.8.0 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on March 1, 2019

Version 1.8.0 has been released, featuring internal request routing and experimental Java Servlet Containers support.

Unit 1.7.1 Released §

Valentin V. Bartenev on February 7, 2019

Version 1.7.1 has been released, with a vulnerability fix in the router process (CVE-2019-7401).