Gloo Mesh vs. other Istio products – what we’ve learned over the past year

At Solo.io, we build application-networking products that enable organizations to expose, secure, and observe their services architectures. Envoy proxy and Istio service mesh are part of how we build our products. In fact, we’ve built our Gloo Mesh Enterprise product on top of Istio, as that is the most mature, scalable, and widely adopted service […]

Solo.io Engineering | November 3, 2021
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Announcing Gloo Mesh v1.2, the industry’s most reliable and easiest way to manage an Istio service mesh

Solo.io is excited to announce the general availability (GA) of Gloo Mesh v1.2 which continues to deliver on our promise of building the industry’s most robust, reliable, and easy to manage Istio-based service mesh. If your idea of excitement in IT is wanting something that just works, we’ve got you covered! For architects and operators, […]

Nikki Rouda | November 2, 2021
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Upgrading Istio without Downtime

This blog originally appeared on The New Stack. As of writing this blog, Istio is about to unveil its 1.11 version, so it’s a good time for us to talk about a method for upgrading Istio without downtime. If you have been working with Istio for some time and have it deployed to your environments, […]

Nick Nellis | September 20, 2021
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Configuration as Data, GitOps, and Controllers: it’s not simple for multi-cluster

One big benefit of using a declarative configuration approach, or “configuration as data” as Kelsey Hightower says, is understanding the intent of the desired end state of a system. Declarative configuration becomes a contract between users/tools and makes it easy to understand whether the system is in the desired state or not. Kubernetes is an […]

Christian Posta | September 14, 2021
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Getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere and Istio service mesh

How long does it take to getting started with Amazon EKS Anywhere, Istio, and Gloo Mesh?  Assuming you already have the Kubernetes clusters, it will take you 15 minutes to configure secure and seamless global failover of your services from EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) to traditional EKS in the AWS cloud. Pre-requisites 1. An EKS-A cluster, […]

Lin Sun | September 9, 2021
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Use cases for Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) with Gloo Mesh, an enhanced Istio service mesh

This blog will cover popular use cases and describe how to set up Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) and an Istio service mesh with Solo.io’s Gloo Mesh. Hybrid cloud refers to the unification of public cloud and on-premises infrastructure. Leveraging compute environments across both environments allows you take advantage of the cost-effective scalability of public cloud […]

Ram Vennam | September 8, 2021
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Gloo Mesh Gateway demo video

Gloo Mesh Gateway is a full-featured API gateway, built on Istio, for managing North-South traffic to Kubernetes, VMs, and serverless functions. Gloo Mesh Gateway provides a unified, global control plane for both edge and service mesh use cases. It reduces complexity, increases security, increases reliability, and increases observability for consistent applications and microservices connectivity. It […]

Nikki Rouda | August 30, 2021
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How to configure an Istio service mesh with IPv6

Why is IPv6 becoming a standard? Over the last decade the Internet has seen a dramatic growth which has led to the depletion of IPv4 addresses. This is attributed to the increase in adoption of smart devices such as IoT (Internet of Things) and smartphones that communicate over the internet. IPv4 has been the de […]

Kasun Talwatta | August 30, 2021
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Gloo Mesh 1.1 and Gloo Mesh Gateway 1.0 in Detail

Today, the Solo team released Gloo Mesh 1.1, integrated with Gloo Portal for GitOps and CI/CD, and introduced Gloo Mesh Gateway, the first fully-featured enterprise API gateway built on Istio. Solo was first to deliver a full-featured developer portal for Istio with Gloo Portal and now with Gloo Mesh Gateway, Solo is the first to […]

Chris Gaun | August 24, 2021
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Getting value from your API gateways and service mesh

A lot of people ask, “why do I need Solo?” when they think about getting value from API gateways and service mesh. Let’s answer this question by looking at the macro-trends in tech, the implications, what solutions are needed to address these implications, and finally why Solo is uniquely positioned to help. Industry trends push […]

Nikki Rouda | August 9, 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 Gloo Mesh demo video of how to manage an […]

Nikki Rouda | July 22, 2021
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The value of production LTS support: zero-day response to Istio CVEs

Istio support for 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 have provided fixes within 24 hours to high severity CVEs in Istio, […]

Nikki Rouda | July 7, 2021
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