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End User Case Study: Zymergen

Today’s post features a Q&A with Gigi Jackson, Staff SRE at Zymergen, and their modernization to Kubernetes. Zymergen is a science and material innovation company that is rethinking biology and reimagining the world. Zymergen brings together life, data and computer science to create never-before imagined materials and products across industries – from agriculture to electronics, […] | September 1, 2020
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QCon San Francisco 2019 — Meet 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. 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 […] | October 30, 2019
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Knative — Kubernetes-native PaaS with Serverless

Knative — The Kubernetes PaaS for a Serverless Experience with Gloo API Gateway Kubernetes has undoubtedly become the dominant platform for deploying containers. Kubernetes provides the ability to orchestrate nearly anything via its core APIs and custom controllers which extend its API via Kubernetes Custom Resources. However, Kubernetes still leaves control to the user to make […]

Scott Weiss | August 27, 2019
Read More Streamlines Service Mesh and Serverless Adoption for Enterprises in Google Cloud

Cloud-native architectures like microservices and serverless are ushering in a new wave of app infrastructure to handle these new apps — collections of small services that are distributed across many clusters. This decoupling and decomposition of monolithic applications raises new application ops questions like how to deploy, update, observe and secure your many services. To address these […]

Christian Posta | May 3, 2019
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Gloo, by, is the first alternative to Istio on Knative

Istio’s main role in Knative is to serve as an ingress technology. Gloo now joins Istio as an integrated and supported Ingress for Knative. See end of article for a quick demo. In a nutshell, Knative exists to provide means to build and serve workloads on Kubernetes. One of the distinguishing characteristics of Knative is its serverless nature: […] Engineering | February 20, 2019
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Unik is here to help bring AWS Firecracker to serverless apps

On Tuesday AWS announced Firecracker, an open-source microVM for serverless computing. A microVM that can be launched in just over a tenth of a second is particularly useful for event-driven, lightweight, or short-lived workloads. At the same time, it benefits from the extended security of hardware virtualization. Today we announce the integration of Firecracker into […]

Idit Levine | December 1, 2018
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Gloo, Knative and the future of Serverless

Last week, at Google Cloud Next 2018, Google, in partnership with Pivotal, IBM, Red Hat, and SAP, announced the release of Knative, their new Kubernetes-based open-source platform to build, deploy, and manage serverless workloads. We at are excited by the potential Knative has to enhance Gloo, our flagship Function Gateway. Knative, engineered by industry […]

Idit Levine | August 1, 2018
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CloudEvents, Multi-Cloud, and the Gloo Between Them

We at Solo believe the future of serverless platforms will be to enable building serverless applications across cloud vendors. As highlighted in Kelsey Hightower’s keynote speech at this year’s KubeCon Europe, the cloud community is interested in leveraging the power of multiple vendors when building serverless applications. This was precisely our vision when building Gloo, […]

Idit Levine | May 9, 2018
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Gloo: Enhance the Cloud Foundry Experience

Around the offices at Solo, we have a saying: “The Cloud Foundry Experience”. We use it to refer to tools like Cloud Foundry which provide an ideal user experience for devops engineers. This is an experience we seek to provide in the implementation of our own products, including Gloo. In the interest of providing an […]

Idit Levine | April 23, 2018
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Simplify Serverless with Gloo

Seamlessly Connect Microsoft Azure Functions to your Application With native support for .NET workloads, and with the considerable suite of services provided by Microsoft’s cloud, Azure Functions are quickly becoming one of the hottest serverless offerings available on public cloud. Today we at Solo are thrilled to announce support for Azure Functions in Gloo, our next-generation […]

Idit Levine | April 17, 2018
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New in Gloo: Connect JSON Clients to Your gRPC Services

At Solo, our vision for Gloo is to “glue” together every kind of microservice, monolith, and serverless function. Every protocol, every messaging system, every application architecture will be seamlessly glued together by a unified API that any client can connect to and communicate with, completely abstracted from the implementation of back-end services. After releasing our […]

Idit Levine | April 9, 2018
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Introducing Gloo-NATS: Bring events to your API

To be resilient, scalable, and efficient, an API Gateway should guarantee that requests are not dropped, are delivered with high performance, and can be fanned out easily to multiple subscribers. This is only possible by integrating a messaging system into the core of the gateway itself. Until today, there were no existing gateways that leveraged […]

Idit Levine | April 4, 2018
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