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What’s new in Cilium 1.11? Service Mesh Beta, Topology Aware Routing, OpenTelemetry
Dec 09, 2021

What’s new in Cilium 1.11? Service Mesh Beta, Topology Aware Routing, OpenTelemetry

Coverage of many new features in the Cilium 1.11 release.

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Try eBPF-powered Cilium Service Mesh - join the beta program!
Dec 02, 2021

Try eBPF-powered Cilium Service Mesh - join the beta program!

Cilium is bringing the power of eBPF to the world of Service Mesh, and we're inviting you to be amongst the first to try it out.

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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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What’s new in Cilium 1.11? Service Mesh Beta, Topology Aware Routing, OpenTelemetry
Dec 09, 2021

What’s new in Cilium 1.11? Service Mesh Beta, Topology Aware Routing, OpenTelemetry

Coverage of many new features in the Cilium 1.11 release.

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Try eBPF-powered Cilium Service Mesh - join the beta program!
Dec 02, 2021

Try eBPF-powered Cilium Service Mesh - join the beta program!

Cilium is bringing the power of eBPF to the world of Service Mesh, and we're inviting you to be amongst the first to try it out.

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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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