Webinar Recap – Customize and Extend Envoy Proxy with WebAssembly

Did you know that Envoy Proxy is the go-to proxy for cloud-native environments because of its speed and extensibility. This has made it a popular choice as a proxy at the edge and as sidecars for service mesh. Envoy Proxy’s extensibility comes in the form of filters which are written in CPP and compiled directly […]

Betty Junod | February 11, 2020
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Gloo API Gateway Now Available on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

If you are already running on Google Cloud or looking to migrate, enabling access to your application services just got easier. Today we announced the availability of Gloo, our API gateway, on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace (GCP Marketplace) for easy and fast deployment to Anthos and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) environments. 

Betty Junod | February 5, 2020
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Service Mesh in the Real World #3 — Securing Applications

We are headed into the new year with a new topic for the third installment of Service Mesh in the Real World video series featuring Sandeep Parikh from Google and Christian Posta from Solo.io. If you are unsure what a service mesh is, or when it makes sense to use one, then this is the right place for you — […]

Betty Junod | January 29, 2020
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Istio as an Example of WHEN Not to Do Microservices

I’ve been pretty invested in helping organizations with their cloud-native journeys for the last five years. Modernizing and improving a team (and eventually an organization’s) velocity to deliver software-based technology is heavily influenced by its people, process and eventual technology decisions. A microservices approach may be appropriate when the culmination of an application’s architecture has […]

Christian Posta | January 17, 2020
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Decentralized, self-service Envoy edge gateway with Gloo

As organizations move to a microservices architecture, they find they need to adopt decentralized, self-service infrastructure to really get the gains promised by this approach. This includes building self-service platforms around Kubernetes, Prometheus, Zipkin, etc. and more recently Envoy Proxy. Envoy Proxy has become a foundational piece of a cloud-native infrastructure and can play multiple roles: edge gateway, internal gateway, service mesh service […]

Christian Posta | January 16, 2020
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Introducing Hoot — A Livestream Series for Tech Talks

This week we launched out Hoot Livestream series with our field CTO, Christian Posta giving a tech talk on Istio service mesh. These livestreams will run roughly every other week with Solo.io engineers and guests digging into our favorite technology areas like Kubernetes, Envoy Proxy and Service Mesh and discuss them with the community (aka […]

Betty Junod | January 10, 2020
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Happy New Year — Solo.io 2019 Review

Happy New Year from all of us at Solo.io! 2019 has been a whirlwind of a year since coming out of stealth in December 2018 including being named as one of the hottest cloud startups to watch by CRN and a company to watch in 2020 by SDTimes. We have also been recognized as a Cool Vendor in […]

Betty Junod | January 10, 2020
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Webinar Recap — Gloo 1.0 Overview and Demo

Recently we announced version 1.0 of Gloo, our next generation API gateway and Kubernetes Ingress Controller. Last week Rick Ducott, our director of Engineering and hosted a webinar to: Provide an overview of Gloo’s Envoy Proxy based architecture Review of the new features and enhancements in version 1.0 Live demos Live Q&A There were lots […]

Betty Junod | December 12, 2019
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Introducing the WebAssembly Hub, a service for building, deploying, sharing, and discovering Wasm extensions for Envoy Proxy

Extending the Envoy Proxy One of the major strengths of the Envoy Proxy is that it can be extended in many ways, through filters, tracers, health checkers, monitors, and more. Since the microservices environment is highly dynamic and rapidly changing, this extensibility allows Envoy to swiftly adapt and adjust. The main way to add functionality to […]

Idit Levine | December 10, 2019
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KubeCon North America 2019 — Conference Recap

Hard to believe it’s already been two weeks since we all departed San Diego after a week full of 12,000 of our fellow cloud-native friends. Whether you attended the conference or followed along remotely, there was so much happening that week in terms of announcements, buzz and more for the community, end users and the […]

Betty Junod | December 6, 2019
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Infrastructure Resilience: Handling Invalid Configuration in the Envoy Proxy

As the size and scale of microservice deployments increases, the problem of managing traffic routing becomes increasingly complex. When configuration goes awry, it can cause everything from control plane downtime to service outages. This short blog post will cover how Gloo, the Envoy-based API Gateway, handles the challenge of managing large-scale configurations for Envoy to prevent […]

Scott Weiss | December 2, 2019
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December 2019 Upcoming Events and Webinars

We can’t believe the year is almost over! There are a few more events and webinars left in 2019 to meet up, learn and share about all things Envoy Proxy, Service Mesh and Kubernetes. We look forward to meeting you online or in person! If you’d like to have us at your event, email us […]

Betty Junod | November 25, 2019
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