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Top Answer: I think installation only took a couple of minutes — no more than 10 minutes.
Top Answer: Their license fee has gone up, so that is one concern that we have. We are looking for alternative solutions which compare well and fit into our budget. We are interested in an open-source version… more »
Top Answer: We use NGINX as solution for load balancing our cluster production. Currently, we don't have any plans to increase the usage because each license costs around $2000 - $2500.
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Overview

Built to manage NGINX Plus instances at scale, NGINX Controller provides DevOps and developers a self-service, API driven control plane for their most critical application and security services. Manage and monitor load balancers, API gateways, and web application firewalls across any cloud, all from a single pane of glass.

The NGINX Controller API Management Module is an API management solution, combining NGINX Plus as an API gateway with new control‑plane functionality. NGINX Controller is designed to empower Infrastructure & Operations and DevOps teams to define, publish, secure, monitor, and analyze APIs, without compromising performance.

NGINX Plus is the all‑in‑one application delivery platform for the modern application development.

NGINX is the world’s most popular all‑in‑one application delivery platform for the modern application development. NGINX Plus adds enterprise-ready features for HTTP, TCP, and UDP load balancing, such as session persistencehealth checksadvanced monitoring, and management to give you the freedom to innovate without being constrained by infrastructure.

NGINX Plus is a cloud‑native, reverse proxy, load balancer, and API gateway. NGINX Plus boasts scalable and reliable high availability along with monitoring to support debugging and diagnosing complex application architectures. Active health checks proactively poll upstream server status to get ahead of issues, and the integrated live activity monitoring dashboard provides a single‑pane view of your app environment. The NGINX Plus API enables integration with existing tools, optimizing resources and reducing tool sprawl.

NGINX Plus extends NGINX Open Source with many additional features and support, providing customers with a complete application delivery solution.

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NGINX Controller is ranked 37th in Application Infrastructure while NGINX Plus is ranked 5th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review. NGINX Controller is rated 0.0, while NGINX Plus is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NGINX Plus writes "A reliable solution for load balancing, cluster production and more". NGINX Controller is most compared with , whereas NGINX Plus is most compared with IIS, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), HAProxy, Kemp LoadMaster and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway.

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