Some Questions about NGINX and F5

Sergey A. Osokin osa at
Mon Nov 16 17:37:42 UTC 2020

Hi Lee,

hope you're doing well these days.

Thanks for your questions in this public maillist.  In most cases these
questions are related to the commercial version of NGINX - NGINX Plus.
Follow that, I'd recommend to contact the NGINX Sales Team,, to get more details about the products
of interest.

Thank you.

Sergey Osokin

On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 12:20:31PM -0500, leeahaddad wrote:
> 1) How does NGINX fit with F5 legacy solutions? For example, and I may be
> wrong certain functions in BIG-IP seem to overlap some of the functions of
> NGINX? Is it that BIG-IP is “more heavy duty?”
> 2) What happened with Heylu? I am not even sure what “Heylu” was supposed to
> be. Any clarity on this?
> 3) I do not understand so well how NGINX and Docker work together – are they
> complementary? I read a lot of material and saw videos, but I think I am
> missing something that a quick discussion would help me get it. I think my
> lack of understanding is also with Kubernetes vs Docker swarm topic.
> I know there is something really exciting and big with NGINX and its
> combination with F5 but I need some color to move my imagination into the
> reality
> Lee Haddad
> Posted at Nginx Forum:,289987,289987#msg-289987
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