A Local Development Kubernetes Environment for Gloo Edge

This is yet another blog on an option for that mythical beast: the developer- or laptop-based Kubernetes instance. In the last year many projects in this space have matured and are feature rich, ones that spring to mind are KinD, Minikube and K3d. There are many more like K0s and Microk8s. Connecting to in-cluster resources […]

Daniel Wessels | July 28, 2021
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Explore Gloo Portal in our demo video

Curious about Gloo Portal, our developer portal that abstracts the complexity and enables developers to publish, document, share, discover, and use APIs with rich controls, detailed configuration information, and comprehensive security? Not quite ready to commit to a live demo or trial, but want to see the product in action? Solo.io field engineer Casey Wylie will […]

Casey Wylie | July 27, 2021
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Guest blog: How Snyk is normalizing authentication strategies with Gloo Edge

This post was originally published on the Snykblog on July 20, 2021 Primary authors: Joakim Bajoul Kakaei, Jack Schofield Additional authors: David Harrigan, Gareth Visagie, James Bowes Snyk supports multiple authentication (authN) strategies on its APIs. Historically, API keys have been the primary form of authN, but more recently we introduced support for authN using […]

Solo.io | July 26, 2021
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Watch a demo video of Gloo Edge in action

Curious about Gloo Edge, our Envoy Proxy-based API gateway? Not quite ready to commit to a live demo or trial, but want to see the product in action? Solo.io field engineer Adam Sayah will take you on a 9-minute guided tour of core capabilities in this video.     Still have questions? Ask us on Slack or set […]

Adam Sayah | July 23, 2021
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Take a tour of Gloo Mesh in 7 minutes

Curious about Gloo Mesh, our Istio-based service mesh manager? Not quite ready to commit to a live demo or trial, but want to see the product in action? Solo.io field engineer Ram Vennam will take you on a 7-minute guided tour of core capabilities in this video.     Still have questions? Ask us on […]

Nikki Rouda | July 22, 2021
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From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes: OpenShift Edition

How long does it take to configure your a cloud-native application on an open-source API Gateway? How about 15 minutes? Give us that much time and we’ll give you a Kubernetes-hosted application accessible via a gateway configured with policies for routing, service discovery, timeouts, debugging, access logging, and observability. We’ll host all of this on […]

Jim Barton | July 15, 2021
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Bridging a Prometheus Authentication Gap with Gloo Edge Transformations

  Gloo Edge is a versatile API gateway that provides a rich library of transformation capabilities that can be used to solve a variety of problems. Integration issues are often at the heart of what our users want to accomplish: Client X wants to present its requests in a certain format, but Service Y can’t […]

Jim Barton | July 14, 2021
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Working with Istio control plane revisions

How can you manage multiple versions of Istio on your workstation and on your cluster? As a developer, it is always pain to have multiple versions of a tool and keep playing with your path to use the needed version. When developing service mesh applications with Istio, you may start with one version of Istio […]

Kamesh Sampath | July 13, 2021
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Performance Tuning for ExtAuth using OPA

Gloo Edge Enterprise provides the ability to create authorization policies for your workloads using powerful scripting tools like Open Policy Agent (OPA) as an important piece of your Zero-Trust framework. Aligned with the external authorization (extauth) features of Gloo Edge, this gives us the ability to scale OPA execution independently of the Gloo Edge gateway. […]

Will McKinley | July 12, 2021
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What’s New in Gloo Edge 1.8 (now GA!)

We are thrilled to talk about the Gloo Edge 1.8 release in more technical detail. Like all recent Gloo Edge releases, the focus on enhancements have been on the customers, community, and partners. It is an exciting time for Gloo Edge as our customers move forward on their global production rollouts (with over ten thousand […]

Chris Gaun | July 8, 2021
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The value of production LTS support: zero-day response to Istio CVEs

We often talk about zero-day attacks and exploits in the context of cyber-security and operations, but how often do you hear about a zero-day response to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in the IT industry? Here at Solo we provided a fix within 24 hours to a high severity CVE in Istio, our FIPS-ready version, […]

Nikki Rouda | July 7, 2021
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Gloo Portal 1.0 – What’s in the New Release

This week we announced Gloo Edge 1.8 and Gloo Portal 1.0. We have delivered so many exciting features in these releases driven by input from our customers, partners and open source community. For Gloo Edge, over 80% of the enhancements were driven by direct input from our customers and community. With Gloo Portal, we underwent […]

Chris Gaun | June 30, 2021
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