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Deploying a Future Proof Traffic Router Based on OpenResty

Thousands of applications are hosted on Scalingo, they can be deployed, restarted or scaled at any time. Each of these operations impacts the internal topology of our infrastructure. Traffic routers handle the incoming requests and route them dynamically into the infrastructure. Since the beginning, we relied on Nginx to power these servers. With our growth, this solution became unsatisfying in terms of performance, reliability and flexibility, restraining the implementation of new features. We needed to find a way to improve or replace this piece of software to keep growing. In this article, we offer you a travel in the depths of Scalingo infrastructure, telling you how we ended up using OpenResty.