July 2020 – Virtually Summer Calendar of Events

Our “Virtually Summer” agenda includes webinars, meetups and meetings around all things Service Mesh, WebAssembly, Envoy Proxy and Kubernetes. We’re always adding more talks so check out the events calendar here, request a speaker for one of your events and continue the discussion in our community slack — requests for topics always welcome!  If you’re […]

Betty Junod | July 1, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Advanced Rate Limiting with Envoy Proxy and Gloo API Gateway

In last week’s webinar, Rick Ducott covered advanced use cases of rate limiting with Envoy as the edge proxy managed by Gloo API Gateway. Rate limiting is a strategy that can prevent service outages by protecting the service from being overrun with more requests than it’s resources can process and respond to within the agreed […]

Betty Junod | June 30, 2020
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Introducing Gloo 1.4 – Enhanced Scalability, Kubernetes Ingress and Istio 1.6 Support, and Improved Dev to Ops Experience

Today we released version 1.4 of Gloo, our Envoy Proxy based API Gateway. In the past few months since our 1.3 release, we have been working with our end users and customers to deliver new functionality and enhance existing features to address a wider range of use cases. This release includes an update to both […]

Solo.io Engineering | June 25, 2020
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Gloo or Ambassador: why the control plane matters

Here at Solo.io, we work on Envoy-based technology like API/Edge Gateways, service mesh, and Web Assembly (wasm). We’ve had a lot of success deploying these technologies with our open-source community and paying customers. For example, our Gloo API Gateway is deployed at leading financial, telco, and retail companies. A big concern for those customers is […]

Solo.io | June 19, 2020
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Engineering Release Summary – Gloo 1.3.29 and 1.3.9

Since the release of Gloo 1.3 open source and enterprise on April 15th, we’ve been hard at work working on both improving the current release and preparing for the next one. The current versions are 1.3.29 for open source and 1.3.9 for enterprise. Gloo enterprise is released once a quarter with more frequent updates of […]

Solo.io Engineering | June 16, 2020
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Advanced Rate Limiting Use Cases with Envoy Proxy

As teams deploy applications into production and start to expose those applications to external clients and users, they need to consider configurations to secure and protect the applications to ensure a good user experience and meet their SLAs. Rate limiting is one of these methods.  What is Rate Limiting? Rate limiting is a method of […]

Solo.io Engineering | June 15, 2020
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June 2020 Upcoming Events

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted about upcoming events as the world has adjusted from in person to virtual events during the pandemic. Our team has been hard at work to publish videos and give talks on livestreams and webinars so that as a technology community we can continue to engage and learn together. This […]

Betty Junod | June 10, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Introducing the Developer Portal for Istio Service Mesh

We recently announced a Developer Portal for Istio service mesh. As service mesh is becoming the industry standard for managing service-to-service communication in microservices architecture, new tools are required to enable the developer and operator workflow. Istio is a popular open source service mesh solution built with Envoy as it’s sidecar proxy with an activity […]

Betty Junod | June 8, 2020
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Service Mesh Hub Community Meetings

Since announcing and open sourcing Service Mesh Hub in April, we’ve been working with the growing community of people and companies interested in service mesh to answer questions, discuss features for the roadmap and get feedback in the community slack channel. To provide a more interactive forum and gathering to foster discussion, we are kicking […]

Betty Junod | June 4, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Multi-Cluster Kubernetes and Service Mesh Patterns

Last week, Christian Posta gave a talk and series of demos around multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture patterns. This is the third multi-cluster related talk we’ve had recently starting with the Multi-Cluster GitOps session with Weaveworks and the deep dive into Multi-Cluster Service Mesh Management with Service Mesh Hub.  This talk focused on how […]

Betty Junod | June 2, 2020
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Introducing the First Developer Portal for Istio

Solo.io Announces the Industry-First Developer Portal for Istio Service Mesh Solo.io’s new Developer Portal for Istio Improves and Accelerates Developer Onboarding Experience and API Management with Enhanced Security The service mesh architecture is quickly becoming the industry standard for communication management in the microservices environment. Currently, there is no efficient way for organizations that use […]

Idit Levine | May 21, 2020
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Technical Deep Dive: Developer Portal for Istio

Organizations with a mature microservices architecture run into challenges around service-to-service communication including things like resilience, observability, and security. A powerful service mesh solution, like  the open-source Istio service mesh, can be used to solve these challenges. These microservices typically expose an API and get composed into higher-level business functionality that gets exposed to other […]

Christian Posta | May 21, 2020
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