NGINX Plus - Ubuntu AMI

30 Day Free Trial Available - NGINX Plus is a high performance load balancer, edge cache and origin server for web content, streaming media and API traffic. Run by 36% of web sites hosted on AWS (ref. Netcraft's December 2013 Web Server Survey), NGINX and NGINX Plus are used to improve performance, absorb and manage large volumes of traffic and to improve the availability of complex services delivered from AWS. NGINX Plus for AWS is provided and supported by the original creators of NGINX web server.


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Latest Version
1.4

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 14.04.1

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • NGINX Plus hourly subscription, fully tested and supported by the Nginx engineering team.
  • Core features include: reverse proxy for HTTP, FastCGI, uwsgi, SCGI and memcached; SPDY and WebSockets support; content caching; SSL termination; HTTP video streaming; bandwidth and request control; origin server for web and video content.
  • Additional NGINX Plus features include: load balancing; application health checks; status monitoring; on-the-fly reconfiguration; support for Adobe HDS and Apple HLS; high availability.

Product Description

NGINX Plus is a high performance load balancer, edge cache and origin server for web content, streaming media and API traffic. Run by 36% of web sites hosted on AWS (ref. Netcraft's December 2013 Web Server Survey), NGINX and NGINX Plus are used to improve performance, absorb and manage large volumes of traffic and to improve the availability of complex services delivered from AWS. NGINX Plus for AWS is provided and supported by the original creators of NGINX web server.

Product Details

Version: 1.4
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 06/20/2013
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Annual Subscription Details

Annual software subscription requires one time up front payment with no ongoing charges, and covers all software fees for the selected instance type. Hourly AWS infrastructure usage fees still apply. Learn more about annual subscriptions 

Usage Instructions

When a new AMI is deployed for the first time, the latest version of NGINX Plus package will be retrieved automatically from a specialized repository, auto-configured and started.

NGINX status can then be checked by running: "/etc/init.d/nginx status"

NGINX default index page will be accessible on public EC2 instance address.

To re-configure NGINX for use with one of the popular web frameworks, type:
"nginx-setup"and follow instructions.

NGINX configuration can be found in /etc/nginx and the documentation is available either on the instance locally (PDF), or online on http://nginx.org/en/docs

Support Details

NGINX Plus - Ubuntu AMI
9x5 email support including bug reports, product specific inquiries and reference documentation. All NGINX Plus software updates. Professional services are available at an additional cost to assist with design and implementation, configuration audit, high availability setup, performance optimization and expedited bug fixes; contact nginx-inquiries@nginx.com

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued for hourly usage fees after free trial has expired.

Annual Subscriptions:

Annual subscription cancellations or downgrades are not supported. If you need help with or want to upgrade your subscriptions, please click here 

End User License Agreement

You will have an opportunity to review your order before launching or being charged.
Pricing Details
For region
Try one instance of this product for 30 days. There will be no hourly software charges for that instance, but AWS infrastructure charges still apply. Free Trials will automatically convert to a paid hourly subscription upon expiration. Note that Free Trials are only applicable for hourly subscriptions, but you can opt to purchase an annual subscription at any time.
Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
Software annual pricing savings over hourly: up to 18%
Savings is based on the difference between the annual price and running the software at the hourly price for 24 hours over 365 days.
EBS General Purpose (SSD) volumes
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS pricing for more details.

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing
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Data Transfer Fees not included
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For lower prices you can utilize:
Reserved Instances 
Spot Instances 
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Recent Product Reviews

07/25/2014
Great product, definitively recommended

I use nginx opensource edition for virtually all of my web serving needs. I am satisfied with the performance and it'...
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06/08/2014
Works great out of the box for testing, but not production ready

Simple and quick to set up. Enabled me to get up and running quickly. Since I'm using it as a load balancer, loved th...
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05/30/2014
Works great!

Works just as you would expect and saved me a lot of time. Reasonably priced and without bad surprises.
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01/10/2014
Not great if you want to extend nginx

It's fine for a stock web-server, but if you're trying to leverage any of the awesome 3rd party modules (http://wiki....
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