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Leading Application Delivery Platform Announces Keynote Speaker Line-Up for its Second Annual User Conference

San Francisco – July 21, 2015 – NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web today announced its second annual nginx.conf user conference, which will be held September 22-24, 2015 at Fort Mason in San Francisco. The conference brings together developers, system administrators, network professionals and IT decision-makers who are passionate about delivering the best application and web performance, and teaches them how to deliver their sites and applications with security, reliability, and scale.

Presentations confirmed for nginx.conf include strategic sessions, case studies, and hands-on sessions for a variety of skill levels across the application development and delivery landscape. Topics include best practices for building and scaling modern applications, securing applications and APIs, as well as performance testing and correlating metrics across an application. Keynote presenters during the conference include:

  • Christopher Brown, Founding Engineer on Amazon’s EC2 “Elastic Compute Cloud” and former CTO at Opscode (now Chef)
  • Gus Robertson, CEO at NGINX, Inc., and Igor Sysoev, CTO at NGINX, Inc. and creator of the NGINX web server
  • John Willis, Evangelist at Docker

Breakout sessions will include informative presentations from:

  • 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
  • Dropbox on accelerating HTTPS worldwide with an NGINX-based Edge Network
  • on using NGINX for streaming FIFA World Cup 2014, including how they managed content distribution, caching, authentication, and dynamic content at scale
  • Shopify on building an HTTP request router with NGINX and Lua

“The way we develop and deliver modern websites and applications is fundamentally changing, and NGINX is at the heart of this shift,” said NGINX CEO, Gus Robertson. “Attendees of nginx.conf will have the unique opportunity to meet and network with their fellow developers and technology professionals, as well as participate in keynotes, breakout discussions, and training sessions led by the people who are leading this wave of change. We are excited to help our community become even more effective at application development and delivery with three action packed days of learning.”

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