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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Hoot Series – Networking from the Edge: Proxies, Ingress and API Gateways

The modernization to microservices architecture, Kubernetes and cloud-native platforms have changed both how we need to handle application networking and the tools we need to solve these new challenges. The concept of an API gateway is not new as they have been a component of API Management for decades, however the move to distributed systems […]

Betty Junod | May 14, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Gloo 1.3 Overview: Developer Portal and enhancements in performance, usability, and more

 A few weeks ago we released version 1.3 of Gloo open source and enterprise – our next generation API Gateway and Kubernetes Ingress Controller built with Envoy Proxy. Gloo allows you to connect, secure, control and extend any application API — monolith, microservices and serverless across multiple clouds and on-prem. This week, Rick Ducott gave […]

Betty Junod | May 8, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Multi-Cluster Istio Management with Virtual Mesh

Last week’s webinar featured Christian Posta to dig into the recent announcement of Service Mesh Hub. In it we released new features, support for the latest Istio 1.5, and open sourced Service Mesh Hub to foster innovation with the broader service mesh community.  Service Mesh Hub is the industry’s first unified dashboard for installing, discovering, […]

Betty Junod | May 5, 2020
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Case Study: IT Modernization at Tidepool, an 8 part series

IT modernization is a journey, one that involves many decisions that affect every layer of the infrastructure stack, each application service, and all the people that interact with these systems to build them, deploy them and support them as they provide services to the end users. Back in October, we were lucky to have Derrick […]

Betty Junod | April 30, 2020
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Improve Application Security and Prevent Data Loss with Gloo API gateway 

Many publicly facing applications are designed to connect businesses with their customers and partner ecosystem to manage their accounts, fulfill purchases and process transactions that use personally identifying and financial information or other sensitive data. With that in mind, we’ll dig into the role of an API gateway to improve security with features to prevent […]

Solo.io Engineering | April 28, 2020
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Two-Phased Canary Releases with Gloo, Part 3

In the first part of this series, we tried to come up with a robust workflow that you could use to perform canary testing and progressive delivery, so teams can safely deliver new versions of their services to users in a production environment. In the second part, we looked at how we can scale this […]

Rick Ducott | April 27, 2020
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Webinar Recap – GitOps for Multi-Cluster Kubernetes Across Any Cloud

This week we teamed up with our friends at Weaveworks to talk about multi-cluster and multi-cloud Kubernetes in the real world. Multi-cloud is not an empty buzzword, but a reality for many businesses when designing their environments for High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) scenarios, and especially for those that need to operate in […]

Betty Junod | April 23, 2020
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Configuring Gloo API Gateway on a Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) Private Cluster

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is one of the most popular options out there for running Kubernetes in production on a public cloud provider. The model of GKE is to have one or more master nodes running in a Google managed project, and worker nodes running in a customer-managed project. GKE clusters can be zonal, multi-zonal, […]

Ned Bellavance | April 21, 2020
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Two-Phased Canary Releases with Gloo, Part 2

In the last part, we looked at how you can use Gloo to set up a two-phased approach to canary testing and rolling out new versions of your services. In the first phase, you redirect a small slice of your traffic so you can verify the functionality of the new version. Once satisfied, you move […]

Rick Ducott | April 19, 2020
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Announcing Gloo 1.3 – New Developer Portal, Extensibility, and Enhancements in Performance and Usability

Today we are excited to announce the latest update to Gloo, our Envoy based API Gateway to version 1.3. We’ve been working closely with customers and end users since we released 1.0 back in November to address their growing use cases.  Gloo 1.3 focuses on improving the developer experience in consuming APIs, Gloo’s extensibility, serverless […]

Solo.io Engineering | April 15, 2020
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