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Sam Howson

Sam Howson

ROFL with a LOL: rewriting an NGINX module in Rust



Engineers at Cloudflare have written a replacement in Rust for one of the oldest and least-well understood parts of the Cloudflare infrastructure, cf-html, which is an NGINX module. In doing so we learned a lot about how NGINX works, and paved the way to move away from NGINX entirely....