Topic: service mesh

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cilium Service Mesh

Isovalent, the company that builds open-source cloud-native networking software that solves networking, security, and observability for modern infrastructure, announced the availability of Cilium Service Mesh.  Users will be able to run the service mesh completely without sidecars while supporting various control plane options. Cilium Service Mesh complements the existing Istio integration based on sidecars that … continue reading

Solo.io expands Gloo Mesh with Cilium integration

Solo.io announced the integration of Cilium networking into its Gloo Mesh platform to provide a complete application-networking solution for companies’ cloud-native digital transformation efforts.  Now, the product portfolio unites Cilium, the open-source container-networking solution, with the service mesh Istio. “We know most companies have a wide range of applications that require different networking layers, services, … continue reading

Istio applies to join the CNCF

The service mesh Istio has officially applied to become a part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).  Istio is the most popular service mesh according to a recent CNCF survey. The project maintainers have stated they’re excited about this move and to work with the CNCF community on service mesh and networking.  “Istio is … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Istio

Istio is an open source service mesh that simplifies observability, traffic management, security, and policy. It extends Kubernetes to establish a programmable, application-aware network using the Envoy service proxy.  Istio 1.12 was recently launched with an improved experience with WebAssembly that allows users to dynamically load custom-built extensions at runtime through an API. The latest … continue reading

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure GoldenGate service is now available

The new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) GoldenGate service is now available as a highly automated, fully managed cloud service that enables customers to design, execute, orchestrate and monitor their data replication and streaming data events. The service uniquely addresses both event-based data integration for operational databases and analytic data stores in one solution and works … continue reading

Microsoft releases an open-source, cloud-native service mesh

Microsoft is the latest company to release its own service mesh solution. The company announced the open-source project: Open Service Mesh (OSM), a lightweight service mesh that runs on Kubernetes.  “It is no secret that although microservice environments enable portability, allow faster and more frequent deployment cycles, and can even enable organizations to create teams … continue reading

Kong brings updated universal service mesh Kuma to CNCF

Kong has announced a significant upgrade to its open-source universal service mesh. Kuma 0.6 features a “hybrid universal mode” that will enable the service mesh to support complex applications in heterogeneous environments such as VMs, Kubernetes clusters, and multiple data centers.  With the new release, Kong also announced it will be donating Kuma to the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Service Mesh Hub

Earlier this week, software company Solo.io revealed a new open-source project called Service Mesh Hub. Service Mesh Hub is a dashboard that can be used to install, discover, operate, and extend service meshes.  “Service Mesh Hub was designed to be able to scale your operations, from a single mesh on a single Kubernetes cluster, to … continue reading

Report: Cloud-native projects now the norm in production

Cloud-native deployments are now the norm. According to CNCF’s community survey, cloud-native projects are increasingly being deployed in production.  The CNCF community survey was conducted in September and October 2019, and the company received 1,337 responses. The goal of the community survey is to understand where and how cloud native technologies are being adopted, the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kuma

Earlier this week, Kong announced that it was releasing a new open-source service mesh, Kuma.  Kuma is based on the Envoy proxy, which is an open-source edge and service proxy. “It’s been amazing to see how quickly Envoy has been adopted by the tech community, and I’m super excited by Kong’s new ‘Kuma’ project,” said … continue reading

F5-NGINX deal and how it might impact emerging service mesh architectures

While F5 Networks claimed its recent deal to acquire NGINX will “bridge the divide” between DevOps and NetOps, the acquisition also promises to accelerate both companies’ goals to create new service mesh architectures. In agreeing to acquire NGINX for $670 million, F5 is paying a premium for a rival with $26 million in revenues last … continue reading

It took longer than expected, but Istio 1.1 is coming with a boost in performance and scalability

The first major upgrade of Istio, the open-source service mesh for orchestrating, securing and monitoring microservices in Kubernetes, has taken longer to arrive than expected, but is finally now available. Istio 1.1 comes eight months after the original 1.0 release last summer and will bring improved scalability, enhanced multi-clustering and a simplified approach to implementing … continue reading

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