Solving Microservice Mysteries With Envoy’s Tap Filter

How to reproduce and resolve seemingly random intermittent server failures in O(1) time. 2019 has been a big year for Envoy: The introduction of Envoy Mobile (presented by Jose Nino and Michael Schore) The final deprecation of the V1 API and the introduction of a versioning protocol (presented by Harvey Tuch) And the introduction of Web Assembly (presented […]

Solo.io Engineering | November 22, 2019
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Autopilot: an operator framework for building workflows on top of service mesh

Autopilot is a recently announced and open-sourced project from Solo.io that gives you a framework for building opinionated operators for automated workflows on top of a service mesh. These types of workflows typically take signals or telemetry from the environment to decide what action to take next. Just like a “pilot” observes their surrounding and […]

Christian Posta | November 18, 2019
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Introducing Autopilot — An open source project for adaptive service mesh

The many benefits of service mesh come from it taking full control of the communication network within a cluster. However, this increases your vulnerability to misconfiguration and human errors. There are fantastic tools to simplify service mesh configuration and improve resilience, but they all depend on continuous actions from a human operator. We believe that […]

Idit Levine | November 18, 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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Service Mesh for the developer workflow, a series

Service mesh has largely been discussed from the perspective of architecture, SRE, and operations personas as it presents an interesting way to solve difficult challenges that exist between services and applications. Developers stand to gain from service-mesh functionality as well, and in this series, and accompanying workshop Nic Jackson (@sherrifjackson) and I (@christianposta) aim to […]

Christian Posta | November 5, 2019
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Solo.io Agenda for November 2019

November is still buzzing with activity as we enter into the final months of the year. We are always adding more talks so check our website regularly for the full schedule of events and webinars and share with a friend — we look forward to meeting you online or in person! If you’d like to have us […]

Betty Junod | 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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QCon San Francisco 2019 — Meet Solo.io at Booth #22

QCon San Francisco is a conference for senior software engineers and architects on the patterns, practices, and use cases leveraged by the world’s most innovative organizations building software. Solo.io is excited to sponsor the conference in San Francisco. We took a look at the topics covered at QCon to help you bring bleeding-edge technologies to […]

Betty Junod | October 30, 2019
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Meet us in San Diego for KubeCon North America 2019

November is just around the corner and that means it is time to gear up for KubeCon in San Diego — the event where the cloud native industry comes to share, learn, and network. The Solo.io crew will be there starting on Monday Nov 18th to kick off the week with our talks at ServiceMeshCon and EnvoyCon […]

Betty Junod | October 23, 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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