Load Balance JBoss App Servers with NGINX and NGINX Plus

Original: https://www.nginx.com/blog/load-balancing-jboss-application-servers-with-nginx-and-nginx-plus/

NGINX and NGINX Plus can be used to load balance JBoss application servers, enabling them to handle a larger volume of users while providing an overall faster and more consistent user experience with JBoss applications.

To help customers get the most out of their JBoss deployments, NGINX, Inc. has published a new deployment guide, Using NGINX and NGINX Plus to Load Balance JBoss Application Servers. This guide details how NGINX and NGINX Plus can be utilized as a load balancer and application delivery controller for JBoss application servers.

Why NGINX and NGINX Plus?

Load balancing across multiple application instances is a commonly used technique for optimizing resource utilization, maximizing throughput, reducing latency, and ensuring fault-tolerant configurations. The ability of NGINX and NGINX Plus to scale and handle a large number of simultaneous connections using a very small memory footprint makes them a great choice to load balance your JBoss application servers.

In addition to performance and scale, the open source NGINX software provides a number of benefits for JBoss applications:

And NGINX Plus, the enhanced and commercially supported product, builds on NGINX with additional enterprise-ready features:

How Do I Get Started?

To get started using NGINX and NGINX Pluss with JBoss application servers, download the new deployment guide developed by NGINX. It provides step-by-step instructions configuring NGINX and NGINX Plus to efficiently load balance and scale your servers. Configuration files for basic and enhanced load balancing are also available so you don’t have to cut and paste from the guide.

Experienced with JBoss but new to NGINX Plus? Take advantage of our 30‑day free trial or contact us for a live demo, and see for yourself how NGINX Plus can boost the performance and manageability of your JBoss applications.


Retrieved by Nick Shadrin from nginx.com website.