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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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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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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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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Building with the Community — Thank You to the Gloo End Users and Customers

Today marks a milestone in our journey with Gloo, our Envoy Proxy based API Gateway as we reach 1.0. We are especially excited to celebrate this milestone with the community — our customers, open source users and partners that spent the time to provide feedback, file issues, pull requests, integrate Gloo with their technology and share that […]

Betty Junod | November 14, 2019
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Announcing Gloo 1.0 — A production-ready Envoy-based API Gateway

We are excited to announce that Gloo, our Envoy Proxy-based API Gateway, has reached version 1.0. Over the last year and a half, we have worked closely with our community members and customers to securely enable their production environments with Gloo — including organizations like Vonage, Tidepool.org, D-Teck Solutions, ParkMobile and more. This is an incredible […]

Rick Ducott | November 14, 2019
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Custom Auth Plugins for Envoy based API Gateway

At Solo.io, Gloo is our cloud-native, next-generation API Gateway built on Envoy Proxy and runs natively on Kubernetes (and Consul, and elsewhere). Gloo has been built from its foundations to be extensible and pluggable, from the proxy itself to the control plane. One aspect of extensibility we often hear from our users and customers is […]

Christian Posta | November 5, 2019
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Online Meetup #3 — Halloween Special with Tidepool.org, Weaveworks and Buoyant

Happy Halloween from Solo.io! Today we hosted an online meetup with some of our cloud-native friends Thomas from Buoyant (the makers of Linkerd) and Stefan from Weaveworks (makers of Flagger and Flux) along with guest speaker Derrick Burns from Tidepool.org, a non-profit building software to make diabetes data accessible to patients for better care. In […]

Betty Junod | November 1, 2019
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Challenges of adopting service mesh in enterprise organizations

Recently I wrote a piece for DZone and their Migrating to Microservices Report on the challenges of adopting service mesh in an enterprise organization. One of the first things we tackle in that piece is “whether or not you should go down the path of adopting a service mesh” Here’s what I said: Start with […]

Christian Posta | October 22, 2019
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Gloo Open Source and Enterprise Admin UI Updates

Since March 2019, Gloo Enterprise has shipped with an admin UI, making it possible to configure new routes, manage secrets and settings, and most importantly, observe the real time health of the gateway. Today, we’re excited to share a few updates about the admin UI. Admin UI with Open Source Gloo You can now use the […]

Solo.io Engineering | October 15, 2019
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