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November 10, 2020

Cilium 1.9: Maglev, Deny Policies, VM Support, OpenShift, Hubble mTLS, Bandwidth Manager, eBPF Node-Local Redirect, Datapath Optimizations, and more

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.9 release. A total of 2816 commits have been contributed by a community of 251 developers, ma...

October 29, 2020

eBPF Summit Day 2 Recap

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After an exciting start with the first day of the eBPF Summit, the second and also final day of the summit this year was kicked off w...

October 28, 2020

eBPF Summit Day 1 Recap

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The first day of the eBPF Summit is a wrap and it certainly was an amazing day full of information about eBPF, the technology that is...

October 20, 2020

eBPF Summit Oct 28-29, 2020

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The first ever eBPF Summit is just over one week out and we are already well past 1'000 registrations. We have been blown away by the...

October 9, 2020

How Alibaba Cloud uses Cilium for High-Performance Cloud-Native Networking

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A couple of weeks ago, the Alibaba team presented details on the new datapath for the Alibaba Cloud during the SIG Cloud-Provider-Ali...

August 19, 2020

Google announces Cilium & eBPF as the new networking dataplane for GKE

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Today marks an exciting day for the Cilium community and all Cilium contributors, Google just announced that Cilium has been selected...

Cilium 1.8: XDP Load Balancing, Cluster-wide Flow Visibility, Host Network Policy, Native GKE & Azure modes, Session Affinity, CRD-mode Scalability, Policy Audit mode, ...

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.8 release. A total of 2162 commits have been contributed by a community of 182 developers, ma...

February 19, 2020

Cilium 1.7: Hubble UI, Cluster-wide Network Policies, eBPF-based Direct Server Return, TLS visibility, New eBPF Go Library, ...

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.7 release. A total of 1551 commits have been contributed by a community of 141 developers, ma...

November 19, 2019

Announcing Hubble - Network, Service & Security Observability for Kubernetes

Hubble Architecture

Hubble is a fully distributed networking and security observability platform for cloud native workloads. Hubble is open source softwa...

August 22, 2019

eBPF at Linux Plumbers 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

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The Linux Plumbers Conference 2019 is coming up September 9-11 in Lisbon, Portugal. There are several tracks featuring eBPF related t...

August 20, 2019

Cilium 1.6: KVstore-free operation, 100% kube-proxy replacement, Socket-based load-balancing, Generic CNI Chaining, Native AWS ENI support, ...

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.6 release. A total of 1408 commits have been contributed by the community with many developer...

July 1, 2019

CVE-2019-13119: Policy bypass via nested encapsulation

On May 25 2019, a security relevant bug has been reported to us via the documented security disclosure channel. Thanks to l14n for th...

April 29, 2019

Cilium 1.5: Scaling to 5k nodes and 100k pods, BPF-based SNAT, and Rolling Key Updates for Transparent Encryption

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.5 release. Cilium 1.5 is the first release where we primarily focused on scalability with re...

February 12, 2019

Cilium 1.4: Multi-Cluster Service Routing, DNS Authorization, IPVLAN support, Transparent Encryption, Flannel Integration, Benchmarking other CNIs, ...

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.4 release. The release introduces several new features as well as optimization and scalabilit...

October 23, 2018

Cilium 1.3: Go extensions for Envoy, Cassandra & Memcached Support

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We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.3 release. The release introduces several new features. The major highlight of the release is...

August 21, 2018

Cilium 1.2: DNS Security Policies, EKS Support, ClusterMesh, kube-router integration, ...

We are excited to announce the Cilium 1.2 release. The release introduces several new features addressing the top asks from Cilium us...

Cilium 1.1: Istio sidecar mode, cri-o/containerd support, improved efficiency & scale, init policies

We are excited to announce Cilium 1.1. 33 contributors have contributed 965 commits to this release. Below is a list of highlighted f...

April 24, 2018

Cilium 1.0: Bringing the BPF Revolution to Kubernetes Networking and Security

The last couple of months have been tremendously exciting for everyone working on Cilium and BPF. We have witnessed a fast growing co...

Cilium 1.0.0-rc9 - Feature Freeze for 1.0!

We are excited to announce Cilium 1.0.0-rc9 with many, many bugfixes and the delivery of the final feature we were waiting on prior f...

Cilium 1.0.0-rc4 released

We are excited to have released Cilium 1.0.0-rc4. The release contains a lot of bugfixes as usual plus a lot of CI work to ensure qua...

Cilium now supports Kafka!

We have released Cilium v0.12 a couple of weeks back. One of the exciting feature additions is the introduction of Kafka protocol vis...

September 29, 2017

Cilium v0.10 & v0.11 Released: Double the Fun - Two Updates in One!

We're happy to announce our 2 recent Cilium releases: v0.10 and v0.11!...

June 1, 2017

Cilium v0.9 Released: Hello Kubernetes!

The team is excited to announce the v0.9 release of Cilium....

April 24, 2017

Launch of BPF & XDP Documentation

We are excited to announce the "BPF & XDP Reference Guide" as part of the Cilium project documentation. We have received various requ...