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 use 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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Istio’s networking: An in-depth look at traffic and architecture

A service mesh project like Istio introduces a number of features and benefits into your architecture, including more secure management of the traffic between your cluster’s microservices, service discovery, request routing, and reliable communication between services. Although Istio is platform-neutral, it has become one of the more popular service meshes to use with Kubernetes. Despite […]

Kasun Talwatta | November 5, 2021
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Gloo Mesh vs. other Istio products – what we’ve learned over the past year

At Solo.io, we build application-networking products that enable organizations to expose, secure, and observe their services architectures. Envoy proxy and Istio service mesh are part of how we build our products. In fact, we’ve built our Gloo Mesh Enterprise product on top of Istio, as that is the most mature, scalable, and widely adopted service […]

Solo.io Engineering | November 3, 2021
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Announcing Gloo Mesh v1.2, the industry’s most reliable and easiest way to manage an Istio service mesh

Solo.io is excited to announce the general availability (GA) of Gloo Mesh v1.2 which continues to deliver on our promise of building the industry’s most robust, reliable, and easy to manage Istio-based service mesh. If your idea of excitement in IT is wanting something that just works, we’ve got you covered! For architects and operators, […]

Nikki Rouda | November 2, 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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Join the Solo.io Team at KubeCon North America 2021 – October 11 – 15!

The Solo.io team is excited to be participating at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021! Whether you visit us virtually (Oct 11-15) or in Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 13-15), our team of service mesh experts will be ready to answer your questions or provide a demo. In addition, our team will be presenting a keynote […]

Erik Frieberg | October 11, 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 Service Mesh Enables a DevOps Revolution

Emily Freeman, the highly respected author of “DevOps for Dummies” and head of DevOps product marketing at AWS, recently introduced a revolutionary model for DevOps to replace the traditional software development lifecycle (SDLC). Her argument is that, in the era of cloud-native applications, there is additional chaos introduced across the software lifecycle, and therefore the […]

Eric Murphy | October 5, 2021
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Upgrading Istio without Downtime

This blog originally appeared on The New Stack. As of writing this blog, Istio is about to unveil its 1.11 version, so it’s a good time for us to talk about a method for upgrading Istio without downtime. If you have been working with Istio for some time and have it deployed to your environments, […]

Nick Nellis | September 20, 2021
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Configuration as Data, GitOps, and Controllers: it’s not simple for multi-cluster

One big benefit of using a declarative configuration approach, or “configuration as data” as Kelsey Hightower says, is understanding the intent of the desired end state of a system. Declarative configuration becomes a contract between users/tools and makes it easy to understand whether the system is in the desired state or not. Kubernetes is an […]

Christian Posta | September 14, 2021
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Getting started with Knative and Istio

Introduction to Knative and Istio (Click to view this post on GitHub) Serverless functions and service mesh are two popular cloud-native technologies that customers are exploring how to create value from. Knative and Istio respectively are the prominent open source communities surrounding these two spaces. As we dive deeper into each of these solutions with our customers, […]

Alex Ly | September 13, 2021
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