NGINX Announces Keynote Speakers for nginx.conf 2016

NGINX, the company delivering a comprehensive application delivery solution in use on more than 160 million websites worldwide, has announced the keynote speakers and schedule for its third annual nginx.conf user conference – which will be held September 7-9, 2016 at the Hilton in downtown Austin, Texas.

Last year’s event was attended by more than 500 IT Professionals, including developers, application architects, system administrators, DevOps professionals, and CIO/CTOs.

This year, attendees will come together to share ideas and learn how to ensure high performance, security, and scale for their applications, as well as discover best practices for the latest tools and techniques, including microservices, DevOps, cloud, containers, and more.

Presentations confirmed for nginx.conf 2016 include strategic sessions, case studies, lightning talks and hands-on sessions for a variety of skill levels across the application development and delivery landscape.

Keynote presenters during the conference include:

  • Steve Corona, former Chief Architect of BigCommerce and CTO of Twitpic, and author of ‘Scaling PHP Apps’
  • Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX, Inc.
  • Igor Sysoev, Co-Founder and CTO of NGINX

Breakout sessions will include informative presentations such as:

  • Datadog on avoiding future failure with better postmortems
  • Etsy on options for validating the NGINX cache
  • Expedia on using NGINX for cloud migration at scale
  • ING Bank on access management with tokens in custom NGINX modules
  • Intel on unleashing end-to-end TLS security
  • MuleSoft on building your APIs for longevity
  • Time Warner Cable on building your own CDN

“When it comes to application responsiveness and performance, the stakes have never been higher,” said Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX. “Your apps are the face of your business, and you must meet customers’ expectations for instantly available, highly personalized digital experiences, or risk reputation and lost revenue. This year’s NGINX user conference, nginx.conf 2016, is a one-stop shop to learn more about the critical importance and impact that application delivery has on your business, how tools and techniques have evolved to meet user expectations, and what NGINX does to help you outpace the competition and move from failures to flawless.”

More than half of the Internet’s busiest websites would rely on NGINX, including Airbnb, Box, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Zappos. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Moscow and London.

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