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How eBPF Streamlines the Service Mesh
Oct 25, 2021

How eBPF Streamlines the Service Mesh

Let's explore how eBPF allows Cilium to streamline the service mesh, making the data plane more efficient and easier to deploy

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New Weekly Community InstallFest and Live QA
Oct 25, 2021

New Weekly Community InstallFest and Live QA

With Cilium joining the CNCF we have had a lot of people showing interest in Cilium and wanting to learn about it. We are excited to introduce two new community events available to everybody in the community to learn and explore Cilium: Weekly Community InstallFest & Weekly Cilium Introduction with live Q&A

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Cilium joins the CNCF
Oct 13, 2021

Cilium joins the CNCF

CNCF TOC chair Liz Rice explains why she's excited about the future of Cilium as an Incubation project in the CNCF.

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AWS picks Cilium for Networking & Security on EKS Anywhere
Sep 09, 2021

AWS picks Cilium for Networking & Security on EKS Anywhere

AWS has just announced the availability of EKS Anywhere to manage on-premises Kubernetes clusters. As part of this, AWS picked Cilium as the built-in default for networking and security. So, as you create your first EKS-A cluster, you will automatically have Cilium installed and benefit from the powers of eBPF.

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eBPF and Cilium Office Hours - Highlights from Season 1
Aug 03, 2021

eBPF and Cilium Office Hours - Highlights from Season 1

Over the past four months, the weekly eCHO Livestream on YouTube has covered a wide range of eBPF- and Cilium-related topics, and welcomed guests from many different projects and initiatives. In place of this week's live episode (while we take a well-deserved summer break!) here's a look back at some of our favourite moments.

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Cilium 1.10: WireGuard, BGP Support, Egress IP Gateway, New Cilium CLI, XDP Load Balancer, Alibaba Cloud Integration and more
May 20, 2021

Cilium 1.10: WireGuard, BGP Support, Egress IP Gateway, New Cilium CLI, XDP Load Balancer, Alibaba Cloud Integration and more

The Cilium core team are excited to announce the Cilium 1.10 release. A total of 2042 new commits have been contributed by a growing community of 280 developers. Contributions have come from a wide list of different companies including Alibaba, Datadog, Google, Isovalent, SuSE, Palantir among many others. We heard from users who are increasingly interested in better integration with the broader network, whether you're running Cilium in your own datacenter environments or in the cloud. Thus, a major focus of this release was ensuring a seamless integration between the Kubernetes network and enterprise on-prem infrastructure.

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CNI Benchmark: Understanding Cilium Network Performance
May 11, 2021

CNI Benchmark: Understanding Cilium Network Performance

As more crucial workloads are being migrated to Kubernetes, network performance benchmarks are becoming an important selection criteria when deciding what network layer to leverage in a Kubernetes cluster. In this blog post, we'll explore the performance characteristics of Cilium based on extensive benchmarks that we have run in the past few weeks. Upon popular request, we are also including measurements for Calico to allow for a direct comparison.

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Introducing the Cilium Certified OpenShift Plug-in
Apr 09, 2021

Introducing the Cilium Certified OpenShift Plug-in

We are pleased to introduce the availability of Cilium in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog as well as the certification of Cilium as a Certified OpenShift CNI Plug-in. The Container Network Interface (CNI) badge is a specialization within Red Hat OpenShift certification available to networking products that integrate with OpenShift using a CNI plug-in. Users running OpenShift can feel confident that running Cilium will not negatively impact their Red Hat support experience.

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Announcement: Networking and BPF Track at the 2021 Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC)
Apr 06, 2021

Announcement: Networking and BPF Track at the 2021 Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC)

The organizers of the Networking and BPF track at the 2021 edition of the Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC) are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals (CFP). The conference is planned to be held virtually on the wider Internet, on September 20th - 24th, 2021.

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