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What is NGINX?

What is NGINX?

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There are many features Nginx provides. Here are some examples:

  • can be deployed to serve dynamic HTTP content on the network
  • can serve as a load balancer
  • handling of static files, index files and auto-indexing
  • reverse proxy with caching
  • FastCGI, SCGI, uW...

Nginx is a reverse proxy for Gunicorn. Gunicorn can serve an app that supports WSGI (like Flask or Django) and Nginx sits in front of it and decides where a request should go. For example, if the incoming request is an http request, Nginx redirects it to gunicorn (hence the reverse proxy), if it ...

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