Building an HTTP Request Router with NGINX and Lua


With over 160,000 merchants, Shopify is one of the biggest e‑commerce providers in the world. Watch this webinar to explore how Shopify has combined NGINX and Lua to achieve high performance with minimum latency and maximum resiliency.

In this webinar, we’ll cover:

Useful takeaways from Shopify's experiences building and testing a custom router

How the Shopify platform dynamically controls the way requests are routed

What enables Shopify to regularly perform zero-downtime failovers between data centers

About enabling fine-grained resource isolation


Scott Francis

Scott Francis
Production Engineer, Shopify