From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes: ArgoCD GitOps Edition

My first real exposure to GitOps was while working on a project for an Amazon subsidiary where we used AWS technologies like CloudFormation. That was nice, but I yearned for something more general that wouldn’t lock me in to a single cloud provider. My real GitOps “conversion” happened some time later when I was working […]

Jim Barton | January 20, 2022
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Block Log4Shell attacks with Gloo Edge

Headlines have screamed “The Internet’s on fire” since the Log4Shell zero-day vulnerability CVE-2021-44228 emerged. It has been rated with a Critical CVSS score of 10 (out of 10). TechCrunch reports that numerous Big Tech systems are vulnerable. The root cause is an issue in the commonly used open-source Java library Log4j. Many enterprise developers (including yours […]

Jim Barton | December 14, 2021
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Deploying Envoy proxies outside Kubernetes with Gloo Edge

Some things should always be separated, shouldn’t they? Like oil and water. Wheat and chaff. Church and state. And how about deploying Envoy proxies and their control planes, like Gloo Edge? By default, you might think of them as living together. In the Gloo Edge documentation, the default scenario deploys an Envoy proxy and its […]

Jim Barton | November 24, 2021
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Modernizing SOAP Interfaces with Gloo Portal

If you still have some legacy SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) applications, it is possible to keep running them while modernizing your connectivity, giving you a more robust operating environment so that you can upgrade or replace them when you are ready. The purpose of this post is to show by example how you can […]

Jim Barton | October 21, 2021
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Getting started with Envoy Proxy in 15 Minutes: installation-free Gloo Edge

How long does it take to configure your cloud-native application on an open-source API Gateway? Getting started with Envoy Proxy can be fast and easy. Give us 15 minutes and we’ll give you a Kubernetes-hosted application accessible via an open-source gateway, and configured with policies for routing, service discovery, timeouts, debugging, access logging, and observability. […]

Jim Barton | August 10, 2021
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From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes: OpenShift Edition

Learn how to configure Gloo Edge, an Envoy Proxy API gateway, with Red Hat OpenShift How long does it take to configure your a cloud-native application on an open-source API Gateway, using Envoy Proxy with OpenShift? How about 15 minutes? Give us that much time and we’ll give you a Kubernetes-hosted application accessible via a […]

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

  Addressing Prometheus authentication with Gloo Edge transforms 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, such as Prometheus authentication. Integration issues are often at the heart of what our users want to accomplish: Client X wants to […]

Jim Barton | July 14, 2021
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From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes: Amazon EKS Edition

How long does it take to configure your a cloud-native application on an open-source API gateway using Envoy Proxy with EKS? 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 […]

Jim Barton | June 25, 2021
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From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes: GKE 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 | June 24, 2021
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From Zero to Gloo Edge in 15 Minutes*

. *…your mileage may vary How long does it take to configure your first 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 […]

Jim Barton | June 15, 2021
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Self-Service User Registration with Gloo Portal and Okta

Gloo Portal allows users to catalog, manage and securely publish running APIs to onboard developers both inside and outside your organization. And of course, all of this is delivered with a cloud-native architecture that fits hand-in-glove with your Kubernetes and Istio deployments. Gloo Portal users often ask if there is a way to configure self-service registration […]

Jim Barton | April 23, 2021
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Solving a Real-World Information Leakage Problem with WebAssembly and Gloo Edge

Multiple Gloo Edge customers have approached us recently with questions like, “Our product security team wants our applications to remove any response headers from our services that indicate to a potential attacker that we’re using Envoy as the foundation of our API Gateway.  In particular, we’d like to remove the server header and any header […]

Jim Barton | April 9, 2021
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