In this eBook, we tell you how to take an existing NGINX Open Source or F5 NGINX Plus configuration and extend it to manage API traffic as well. When you use NGINX for API management, you tap into the high performance, reliability, robust community support, and expert professional support (for NGINX Plus customers) that NGINX is famous for.

With that in mind, we recommend using the techniques described here to access NGINX capabilities wherever possible. Then use complementary solutions for any capabilities that they uniquely offer.

In this foreword, we take a look at how NGINX fits as a potential complement or replacement for existing API gateway and API management approaches. We then introduce the rest of the eBook, which shows you how to implement many important API gateway capabilities with NGINX. …