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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Announcing Gloo Edge 1.10 with enhanced AWS Lambda integrations, plus many security, reliability, and ease-of-use improvements

Today, the Solo team released Gloo Edge 1.10, our latest version of the popular Kubernetes-native, Envoy Proxy-based API gateway. The raft of new features are focused on tighter integration with AWS Lambda serverless functions, more observability metrics, security capabilities, and over 100 enhancements altogether. Solo leads the community in making Envoy Proxy the smart choice […]

Nikki Rouda | January 13, 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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The 3 best ways to learn Flux and Flagger for GitOps with your Envoy Proxy API gateways

GitOps continues to gain traction as the preferred model for application development and delivery in the age of Kubernetes-orchestrated containers. Here at Solo.io, we are constantly exploring the best ways for you to incorporate Istio and Envoy Proxy for service meshes and API gateways with your GitOps strategy. As you learn about other open source […]

Daniel Wessels | November 16, 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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Announcing Gloo Edge 1.9 with FIPS, last good config, canary testing, and UI improvements

Today, the Solo team released Gloo Edge 1.9, our latest version of the popular Kubernetes-native, Envoy Proxy-based API gateway. The raft of new features are focused on further enhancing the reliability, security, and usability for our customers. Solo leads the community in making Envoy Proxy the smart choice to handle connectivity and ingress to distributed […]

Nikki Rouda | October 6, 2021
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How to deploy Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) with Gloo Edge, an enhanced Envoy Proxy API gateway

Let us burst a myth and explore how we can set up an Envoy Proxy API Gateway with Gloo Edge in a hybrid cloud infrastructure with Amazon EKS Anywhere (EKS-A) and connect an AWS Lambda function using Gloo Edge. The myth is that API Gateways are for cloud or can only with be used with […]

Kamesh Sampath | September 8, 2021
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Gloo Edge API Gateway Multi-cluster Provisioning with GitOps

Since it’s a popular customer question, today we want to show you how to automate provisioning of a Gloo Edge API Gateway on Kubernetes, so we turned to GitOps. If you want to jump straight to it, the Solo.io blog Github repo contains step by step information to setup your first Gloo Edge provisioning via […]

Daniel Wessels | August 31, 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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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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How to use Gloo Edge to combine Amazon EKS with AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda provides a lot of great use cases and benefits, such as not having any infrastructure to manage, being able to edit the code in a browser and quickly redeploy, and Lambda functions can be discovered and received traffic from an API gateway such as Gloo Edge so that you can get all the […]

Kevin Shelaga | August 4, 2021
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