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Multi-cluster global access control for Kubernetes and Service Mesh

In this blog series, we will dig into specific challenge areas for multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture, considerations and approaches in solving them. In a previous blog post we covered Identity Federation for Multi-Cluster Kubernetes and Service Mesh which is the foundation for multi-cluster global access control. We explained how to setup each Istio cluster with a different […]

Denis Jannot | October 19, 2020
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Step by Step: Datastax Cassandra with Istio and SNI routing

Cassandra is a very popular “NoSQL” database. Cassandra is a highly distributed document database that can be tolerant to certain types of failures and scaled for data-intensive microservices. As Kubernetes has become the defacto container deployment platform for microservices, running stateful workloads like Cassandra is a common choice. There are quite a few guides showing […]

Christian Posta | October 12, 2020
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Cross-cluster service communication with service mesh

In this blog series, we will dig into specific challenge areas for multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture, considerations and approaches in solving them. The previous blog post covered Identity Federation for Multi-Cluster Kubernetes and Service Mesh which is the foundation for cross-cluster service communication. Istio is the most popular Service Mesh technology and is designed to handle […]

Denis Jannot | October 6, 2020
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[Tutorial] External Authorization of Service Requests in Istio Service Mesh

Istio is an open source and platform-independent service mesh that provides functionality for traffic management, policy enforcement and telemetry collection in Kubernetes application environments. As a service mesh, Istio solves the service-to-service communication for the applications deployed within the cluster. Istio has a robust feature set to address these east-west traffic concerns.  In fact, we are huge Istio […]

Jim Barton | October 5, 2020
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Updated Developer Portal for Gloo and Istio version 0.4.11

Today, alongside our Gloo 1.5 announcement, we are also releasing the latest enhancements to the Developer Portal for Gloo and Istio. The Gloo Developer Portal was introduced back in April with Gloo 1.3 and the Developer Portal for Istio in May of this year to help teams catalog and expose their running APIs securely to […]

Solo.io Engineering | October 1, 2020
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Identity Federation for Multi-Cluster Kubernetes and Service Mesh

In this blog series, we will dig into specific challenge areas for multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture, considerations and approaches in solving them. The previous blog posts focused on aspects of Failover and Fallback routing from a service mesh perspective and in comparison (and combined with) multi-cluster API gateway instances. In this blog post we start looking at […]

Denis Jannot | September 22, 2020
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Handling Service to Service Failover at the Edge or Service Mesh

In this blog series, we will dig into specific challenge areas for multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture, considerations and approaches in solving them. The previous blog post covered Multi-Cluster Service Mesh Failover and Fallback Routing as failover routing is one of the many reasons organizations look to adopt service mesh in addition to service to service communication, tracing, […]

Denis Jannot | September 14, 2020
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Multi-Cluster Service Mesh Failover and Fallback Routing

In this blog series, we will dig into specific challenge areas for multi-cluster Kubernetes and service mesh architecture, considerations and approaches in solving them. In our first post, we looked at service discovery and in this post we’ll look at failover and fallback routing across multiple clusters.  What is failover and fallback routing? When building […]

Denis Jannot | September 8, 2020
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Istio 1.7 and Solo.io Product Updates

The latest release of Istio service mesh is now available. With version 1.7, the community continues to push along in the direction of improving usability, security, and reliability. At Solo.io, we build application networking solutions including; Service Mesh Hub to manage multi-cluster Istio environments and the Developer Portal to catalog, expose, and manage running APIs […]

Betty Junod | August 25, 2020
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Istio 1.7’s improved VM support, step-by-step

In the recently released Istio 1.7, support for running workloads in the service mesh on VMs has been improved. In 1.6, Istio added the WorkloadEntry resource which gives VMs first-class support in the service mesh, while Istio 1.7 adds the ability to securely bootstrap the identity of the running service in a VM as well […]

Christian Posta | August 22, 2020
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Deploy Gloo API Gateway From Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

NOTE: This blog was originally published in February 2020 and has been updated.  In addition to the open source and bring your own license listing, we’ve recently added an integrated billing option to consume Gloo Enterprise on a per proxy per day basis.   If you are running on or looking to migrate to Google Cloud, […]

Betty Junod | August 19, 2020
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Securing Kiali in Istio 1.7

At Solo.io we work with our customers to be successful with Envoy-based technology including supporting service mesh. With Istio support, we run into interesting questions that is sometime useful to share with the community. Some asked recently about securing Kiali, and upon investigation, we found some changes in Istio 1.7 (and Kiali) that we want […]

Christian Posta | August 7, 2020
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