Nathan Peck
Nathan Peck
Senior Developer Advocate for Generative AI at Amazon Web Services
Aug 3, 2017 1 min read

Deploying an NGINX Reverse Proxy Sidecar Container on Amazon ECS

Reverse proxies are a powerful software architecture primitive for fetching resources from a server on behalf of a client. They serve a number of purposes, from protecting servers from unwanted traffic to offloading some of the heavy lifting of HTTP traffic processing.

This post explains the benefits of a reverse proxy, and explains how to use NGINX and Amazon EC2 Container Service (Amazon ECS) to easily implement and deploy a reverse proxy for your containerized application.

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