NGINX Announces Third Annual User Conference, nginx.conf 2016

NGINX, the company delivering a comprehensive application delivery solution in use on more than 140 million websites worldwide, has announced its third annual nginx.conf user conference. nginx.conf 2016 will be held September 7-9, 2016 at the Hilton in Austin, Texas.

This year, attendees will come together to discuss how to build and deliver applications flawlessly, and to explore best practices and techniques in application architecture and infrastructure, including micro-services, DevOps, cloud, containers, and more.

Last year’s event was attended by more than 600 IT Professionals, including developers, application architects, system administrators, DevOps professionals, and CIO/CTOs.

nginx application delivery“With a new suite of technologies having emerged as the new normal, it is more important than ever to bring technology leaders together to share best practices and address the relevant industry issues,” said Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX. “NGINX is the heart of the modern web, powering these new tools and techniques, and enabling organizations to deploy and deliver sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale.”

NGINX also announced the ‘Call For Proposals’ is now open for speaking sessions during the conference. Sessions would provide compelling content about all aspects of application development and delivery across all technical levels. Submissions are being accepted now until 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 5, 2016.

Conference tracks for this year’s event include:

  • Architecting, Developing, and Deploying Code
  • Scaling and Securing Applications
  • NGINX Case Studies and Best Practices

To submit a speaking proposal, visit:

Last year’s event included more than 40 keynotes and sessions from organizations like:

  • 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
  • com on using NGINX for streaming FIFA World Cup 2014, including how they managed content distribution, caching, authentication, and dynamic content at scale

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