NGINX web server is a powerful, open-source web server and reverse proxy server software. It is designed to handle high traffic loads and deliver web content quickly and efficiently. NGINX offers advanced features like load balancing, caching, SSL/TLS termination, and dynamic content handling, making it popular among web developers and administrators.
NGINX monitoring refers to the process of tracking and analyzing the performance, availability, and health of NGINX servers and the applications they serve. It involves collecting and monitoring metrics such as request rates, response times, server status, CPU and memory usage, and network traffic. By proactively monitoring NGINX and troubleshooting its issues, admins can prevent any negative impact on end users and ensure uninterrupted service delivery.