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A collection of resources covering Nginx, Nginx + Lua, OpenResty and Tengine
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      1 # Nginx Resources [![Awesome](https://cdn.rawgit.com/sindresorhus/awesome/d7305f38d29fed78fa85652e3a63e154dd8e8829/media/badge.svg)](https://github.com/sindresorhus/awesome)
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      3 A collection of resources covering Nginx, Nginx + Lua, OpenResty and Tengine.
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      5 This list is maintained by [Frederic Cambus](https://www.cambus.net). For updates, follow me on Twitter: [@fcambus](https://twitter.com/fcambus)
      6 
      7 ## Understanding Nginx
      8 
      9 - [History of Nginx](https://www.nginx.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Infographic_History-of-Nginx_FulI_20141101.png)
     10 - [Understanding Nginx versioning](https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-1-6-1-7-released/)
     11 - [Interview with the creator of Nginx](https://web.archive.org/web/20180614224054/http://mindend.com/interview-with-the-creator-of-nginx/)
     12 - [Interview with Igor Sysoev, author of Apache's competitor NGINX](http://freesoftwaremagazine.com/articles/interview_igor_sysoev_author_apaches_competitor_nginx/)
     13 - [The case for Nginx in front of application servers](https://www.cambus.net/the-case-for-nginx-in-front-of-application-servers/)
     14 - [Nginx Optimization: understanding sendfile, tcp_nodelay and tcp_nopush](https://thoughts.t37.net/nginx-optimization-understanding-sendfile-tcp-nodelay-and-tcp-nopush-c55cdd276765)
     15 
     16 ## Architecture
     17 
     18 - [The Architecture of Open Source Applications (Volume 2): nginx](https://aosabook.org/en/nginx.html)
     19 - [Nginx Guts - Shedding light on Nginx internals](http://www.nginxguts.com/category/nginx/)
     20 - [Nginx discovery journey](https://www.nginx-discovery.com/)
     21 - [Nginx Internals](https://www.slideshare.net/joshzhu/nginx-internals)
     22 - [Inside NGINX: How We Designed for Performance & Scale](https://www.nginx.com/blog/inside-nginx-how-we-designed-for-performance-scale/)
     23 - [Thread Pools in NGINX](https://www.nginx.com/blog/thread-pools-boost-performance-9x/)
     24 
     25 ## Configuration
     26 
     27 - [Beginner's Guide](https://nginx.org/en/docs/beginners_guide.html)
     28 - [Alphabetical index of variables](https://nginx.org/en/docs/varindex.html)
     29 - [Nginx Pitfalls](https://www.nginx.com/resources/wiki/start/topics/tutorials/config_pitfalls/)
     30 - [Useful Rewrites for Nginx](https://blog.engineyard.com/useful-rewrites-for-nginx)
     31 - [Nginx Configuration Primer](https://blog.martinfjordvald.com/nginx-primer/)
     32 - [Nginx Primer 2: From Apache to Nginx](https://blog.martinfjordvald.com/nginx-primer-2-from-apache-to-nginx/)
     33 - [Understanding the Nginx Configuration Inheritance Model](https://blog.martinfjordvald.com/understanding-the-nginx-configuration-inheritance-model/)
     34 - [Nginx HTTP server boilerplate configs](https://github.com/h5bp/server-configs-nginx)
     35 - [Nginx Boilerplate - Configuration template and a set of handy must-have snippets](https://github.com/nginx-boilerplate/nginx-boilerplate)
     36 - [How to Configure OCSP Stapling in Apache and Nginx](https://sslmate.com/blog/post/ocsp_stapling_in_apache_and_nginx)
     37 - [NGINX Config - Online nginx configuration generator](https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/nginx)
     38 
     39 ## Tutorials
     40 
     41 - [NGINX and NGINX Plus Admin Guide](https://docs.nginx.com/nginx/admin-guide/)
     42 - [agentzh's Nginx Tutorials](https://openresty.org/download/agentzh-nginx-tutorials-en.html) ([Source](https://github.com/openresty/nginx-tutorials))
     43 - [Introduction to nginx.conf scripting](https://agentzh.org/misc/slides/nginx-conf-scripting/nginx-conf-scripting.html)
     44 - [Load Balancing with NGINX and NGINX Plus](https://www.nginx.com/blog/load-balancing-with-nginx-plus/) ([Part 2](https://www.nginx.com/blog/load-balancing-with-nginx-plus-part-2/))
     45 - [Optimizing Nginx for High Traffic Loads](https://blog.martinfjordvald.com/optimizing-nginx-for-high-traffic-loads/)
     46 - [NGINX as a WebSockets Proxy](https://www.nginx.com/blog/websocket-nginx/)
     47 - [HTTP Keepalive Connections and Web Performance ](https://www.nginx.com/blog/http-keepalives-and-web-performance/)
     48 - [CORS on Nginx](https://enable-cors.org/server_nginx.html)
     49 - [Serving precompressed content with Nginx and Zopfli](https://www.cambus.net/serving-precompressed-content-with-nginx-and-zopfli/)
     50 - [Nginx on FreeBSD](https://www.cambus.net/nginx-on-freebsd/)
     51 - [Using New Debugging Features to Probe NGINX Internals](https://www.nginx.com/blog/new-debugging-features-probe-nginx-internals/)
     52 - [Performing A/B Testing with NGINX and NGINX Plus](https://www.nginx.com/blog/performing-a-b-testing-nginx-plus/)
     53 
     54 ## Modules development
     55 
     56 - [Official Development Guide](https://nginx.org/en/docs/dev/development_guide.html)
     57 - [Guide to Nginx Module Development](https://www.evanmiller.org/nginx-modules-guide.html)
     58 - [Advanced Topics In Nginx Module Development](https://www.evanmiller.org/nginx-modules-guide-advanced.html)
     59 - [Developing Nginx Modules](https://www.airpair.com/nginx/extending-nginx-tutorial)
     60 
     61 ## APIs
     62 
     63 - [Telize - JSON IP and GeoIP REST API (IP Geolocation) built on Nginx and Lua](https://www.telize.com)
     64 - [GIN - JSON-API framework](http://gin.io/)
     65 - [Outbound API rate limits: the nginx way](https://www.monterail.com/blog/2011/outbound-api-rate-limits-the-nginx-way)
     66 - [Using Nginx to comply with a third-party API's rate limits](https://vitobotta.com/2014/01/12/nginx-rate-limits/)
     67 - [Simple API with Nginx and PostgreSQL](http://rny.io/nginx/postgresql/2013/07/26/simple-api-with-nginx-and-postgresql.html)
     68 - [Kong - Management Layer for Microservices and APIs](https://konghq.com/kong/)
     69 
     70 ## Hacks
     71 
     72 - [Nginx JSON hacks](https://web.archive.org/web/20140921162448/http://www.gabrielweinberg.com/blog/2011/07/nginx-json-hacks.html)
     73 - [Using Environment Variables In Nginx.conf](https://web.archive.org/web/20170712003702/https://docs.apitools.com/blog/2014/07/02/using-environment-variables-in-nginx-conf.html)
     74 - [Log rotation directly within Nginx configuration file](https://www.cambus.net/log-rotation-directly-within-nginx-configuration-file/)
     75 - [Realtime pixel tracking with Nginx, syslog-ng, and Redis](https://benwilber.github.io/nginx/redis/syslog/pixel-tracking/2013/09/13/realtime-pixel-tracking-with-nginx-syslog-ng-and-redis.html)
     76 - [Dynamic log formats in Nginx](https://benwilber.github.io/nginx/syslog/logging/2015/08/26/dynamic-log-formats-in-nginx.html)
     77 - [Capture and delay unwanted requests](https://github.com/p0pr0ck5/lua-resty-tarpit)
     78 - [Nginx: a caching, thumbnailing, reverse proxying image server?](https://charlesleifer.com/blog/nginx-a-caching-thumbnailing-reverse-proxying-image-server-/)
     79 
     80 ## Tips
     81 
     82 - [Things you didn't know Nginx could do](https://www.slideshare.net/sarahnovotny/5-things-you-didnt-know-nginx-could-do)
     83 - [Finding the nginx gzip_comp_level sweet spot](https://mjanja.ch/2015/03/finding-the-nginx-gzip_comp_level-sweet-spot/)
     84 
     85 ## Nginx + Lua
     86 
     87 - [Nginx, Lua, and beyond](https://agentzh.org/misc/slides/nginx-lua-and-beyond.pdf)
     88 - [Pushing Nginx to its limit with Lua](https://blog.cloudflare.com/pushing-nginx-to-its-limit-with-lua/)
     89 - [Augmenting APIs with Nginx and Lua](https://tech.3scale.net/2013/01/09/augment-your-api-without-touching-it)
     90 - [Adding OAuth Support to Nginx via Lua](https://chairnerd.seatgeek.com/oauth-support-for-nginx-with-lua/)
     91 - [Scripting libdrizzle with Lua inside Nginx](https://agentzh.org/misc/slides/libdrizzle-lua-nginx.pdf)
     92 - [Nginx and Lua](https://web.archive.org/web/20141223070856/http://devblog.mixlr.com/2012/09/01/nginx-lua/)
     93 - [Writing an Nginx authentication module in Lua](https://www.stavros.io/posts/writing-an-nginx-authentication-module-in-lua/)
     94 - [Scaling TextRazor in the Cloud with Nginx and Lua](https://www.textrazor.com/blog/2013/03/scaling-textrazor-in-the-cloud-with-nginx-and-lua.html)
     95 - [LSSO - Lua + Nginx SSO System with an OAuth Backend](https://github.com/pirogoeth/lsso)
     96 - [Measuring Nginx Cache Performance using Lua and Redis](https://charlesleifer.com/blog/measuring-nginx-cache-performance-using-lua-and-redis/)
     97 
     98 ## OpenResty
     99 
    100 - [OpenResty - Fast web app server by extending Nginx](https://openresty.org/en/)
    101 - [Lapis - A web framework for Lua or MoonScript powered by OpenResty](https://leafo.net/lapis/)
    102 - [Nginx image processing server with OpenResty and Lua](https://leafo.net/posts/creating_an_image_server.html)
    103 - [Building an OpenResty events server](https://github.com/cagerton/dropthat/)
    104 - [SysAdvent 2014 - OpenResty, Nginx and Lua](https://sysadvent.blogspot.com/2014/12/day-22-largely-unappreciated.html) ([Source](https://github.com/lusis/sysadvent-2014))
    105 - [OpenResty (Nginx) with dynamically generated certificates](https://blog.dutchcoders.io/openresty-with-dynamic-generated-certificates/)
    106 - [Ceryx - A dynamic reverse proxy](https://ide.sourcelair.com/blog/articles/75/ceryx-dynamic-nginx)
    107 - [An Introduction To OpenResty](https://openmymind.net/An-Introduction-To-OpenResty-Nginx-Lua/)
    108 - [Programming OpenResty (written by the OpenResty creator)](https://openresty.gitbooks.io/programming-openresty/content/)
    109 - [VeryNginx - Nginx distribution which provides WAF, Control Panel, and Dashboards](https://github.com/alexazhou/VeryNginx)
    110 
    111 ## Tengine
    112 
    113 - [Tengine Web Server](https://tengine.taobao.org)
    114 - [Difference between OpenResty and Tengine](https://github.com/openresty/openresty/issues/54)
    115 
    116 ## Talks
    117 
    118 - [NGINX Conference 2019 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXflDvBv642YFqT0UTqQGFsH)
    119 - [NGINX Conference 2018 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXe_Vc708VKvr5KJ4gnf1WxS)
    120 - [NGINX Conference 2017 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXeT-z_rcZ9yF0kV5SENZ-yt)
    121 - [NGINX Conference 2016 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXcOsB_dT26iu0BvbSxWYG1g)
    122 - [NGINX Conference 2015 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXdED9BR6GQ61A6d3fBzjpbn)
    123 - [NGINX Conference 2014 Videos](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXewvc6tjIGGFZ6DBKHEld3k)
    124 - [NGINX Conference](https://www.nginx.com/nginxconf/)
    125 - [NGINX User Summit 2014 - Lightning talks](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGz_X9w9raXfTnRnI6Xl0LMhAKoTVVZv8)
    126 
    127 ## License
    128 
    129 [![CC0](https://licensebuttons.net/p/zero/1.0/88x31.png)](https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)
    130 
    131 To the extent possible under law, [Frederic Cambus](https://www.cambus.net) has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.