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TypeScript Microservices by Parth Ghiya

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NGINX

NGINX is one of the most popular web servers. It can be used as a load balancer, HTTP cache, reverse proxy, and shock absorber. It has a capacity for handling more than 10,000 simultaneous connections with a very low footprint (approximately 2.5 MB per 10,000 inactive https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_persistent_connection). It was specifically designed to overcome Apache. It can roughly handle four times more requests per second than Apache. NGINX can be used in various ways, such as the following:

  • Deployed standalone
  • As a frontend proxy for Apache acting as a network offload device
  • Act as a shock absorber, providing servers from a sudden spike in traffic or slow internet connections

It is our perfect fit for microservice applications, ...

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