We compare the performance of the community, NGINX Open Source, and NGINX Plus Ingress Controllers in a dynamic Kubernetes cloud environment. As the number of Pod replicas scales up and down, only the NGINX Plus Ingress Controller doesn't incur high latencies.
NGINX Plus and NGINX are the best-in-class web server solutions used by high-traffic websites such as Dropbox, Netflix, and Zynga. More than 400 million websites worldwide rely on NGINX Plus and NGINX Open Source to deliver their content quickly, reliably, and securely.NGINX Plus is an extremely efficient reverse proxy and load balancer when deployed in front of web and application servers, with translation modules for several types of application server including FastCGI and SCGI. NGINX Plus combines multiple functions – including web serving, advanced load balancing, caching, management and monitoring, and request routing – all in one flexible, cost-effective solution for delivering static and dynamic content in a fast and reliable manner that boosts customer satisfaction and revenue. It’s the complete application delivery platform essential for today’s high-performance web sites.