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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eBPF for Service Mesh? Yes, but Envoy Proxy is here to stay

  Our goal here at Solo.io is to bring valuable solutions to our customers around application networking and service connectivity. Back in October, we announced our plans to enhance our enterprise service-mesh product (Gloo Mesh Enterprise) with eBPF to optimize the functionality around networking, observability, and security. To what extent can eBPF play a role […]

Idit Levine | December 16, 2021
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Navigating Istio Config: a look into Istio’s toolkit

Let’s talk about debugging Istio by looking directly at the generated Envoy configuration…. An Istio service mesh gives you dynamic traffic control capabilities by deploying an Envoy Proxy next to each of your containers and then programming it with a configuration to drive your desired behavior. Typically, this configuration can be hundreds or thousands of […]

Ram Vennam | December 15, 2021
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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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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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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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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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