Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

Expanding Mozilla’s Boards

I’m delighted to share that the Mozilla Foundation and Corporation Boards are each welcoming a new member. Wambui Kinya is Vice President of Partner Engineering at Andela, a Lagos-based global talent network that connects companies with vetted, remote engineers from...

/ 18 February 2021

What Vitamins, Supplements and Nutraceuticals Brands Must Know About Establishing A Loyalty Program

As a vitamins, supplements, and nutraceuticals eCommerce retailer, if you’re missing a loyalty program, then you’re missing a lot. In today’s day and age, loyalty programs give a unique opportunity for eCommerce stores to form deeper, closer relationships with their...

/ 11 February 2021
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Securing gRPC APIs with NGINX App Protect

In the beginning was the monolith. It served software developers well for a long time, and still does for some use cases. But as applications grew, monoliths became unwieldy to develop, secure, and maintain. Microservices came on the scene as...

/ 10 February 2021
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Next steps on trustworthy AI: transparency, bias and better data governance

Over the last few years, Mozilla has turned its attention to AI, asking: how can we make the data driven technologies we all use everyday more trustworthy? How can we make things like social networks, home assistants and search engines...

/ 10 February 2021
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Leveraging Beacon for NGINX Observability

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/ 9 February 2021
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Reduce Complexity with Production-Grade Kubernetes

2020 was a year that few of us will ever forget. The abrupt shuttering of schools, businesses, and public services left us suddenly isolated from our communities and thrown into uncertainty about our safety and financial stability. Now imagine for...

/ 6 February 2021
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5 Reasons Why Customer Reviews Drive Sales for Auto Aftermarket Sites

Visibility leads to Trust. Trust leads to Engagement. Engagement leads to Sales. Customer reviews play an increasingly impactful role in the success and online presence of auto aftermarket eCommerce stores. In recent months we’ve discussed customer reviews and recommended extensions...

/ 2 February 2021
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Easy and Robust Single Sign-On with OpenID Connect and NGINX Ingress Controller

With the release of NGINX Ingress Controller 1.10.0, we are happy to announce a major enhancement: a technology preview of OpenID Connect (OIDC) authentication. OIDC is the identity layer built on top of the OAuth 2.0 framework which provides an authentication and...

/ 2 February 2021
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Update: Using Free Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates with NGINX

Editor – The blog post detailing the original procedure for using Let’s Encrypt with NGINX (from February 2016) redirects here. The instructions in that post are deprecated. This post has been updated to eliminate reliance on certbot‑auto, which the Electronic Frontier Federation...

/ 28 January 2021
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Managing Your Greatest Asset – People

One of the best managers I ever worked under as a network engineer had a knack for helping me understand which projects and tasks were important to the business, and which were not. I was working for a medical manufacturing...

/ 23 January 2021
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Self-Service Application Delivery Bridges the Divide Between Developer Productivity and Infrastructure Reliability

The modern market demands agility, flexibility, and above all, speed. The faster you crank out new applications and features, the better – and companies are taking note. As of 2018, 72% of enterprises planned to implement DevOps methodologies within the next year, and...

/ 21 January 2021
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Deploying NGINX as an API Gateway, Part 3: Publishing gRPC Services

This is the third blog post in our series on deploying NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus as an API gateway. Part 1 provides detailed instructions for several use cases of NGINX Open Source and NGINX Plus as the API gateway for RESTful,...

/ 21 January 2021