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  1. Deep Dive into Cilium Multi-cluster

    This is a deep dive into ClusterMesh, Cilium's multi-cluster implementation. In a nutshell, ClusterMesh provides: Pod IP routing…

  2. Cilium 1.4 Preview: Multi-Cluster Service Routing, DNS Authorization, and Transparent Encryption

    As we all enjoy a wonderful week at KubeCon 2018 US, we want to provide a preview into the upcoming Cilium 1.4 release. We are…

  3. Analyzing the CNI performance benchmark

    First of all, huge shout-out to Alexis Ducastel for putting together a great CNI benchmark comparison. To be honest, there was…

  4. Deep Dive into Facebook's BPF edge firewall

    We have covered Facebook's BPF-based load balancer with DDoS protection in a previous blog post: Why is the kernel community…

  5. Istio 1.0: How Cilium enhances Istio with socket-aware BPF programs

    Istio 1.0 was released last week. From the Cilium community, we would like to congratulate all Istio contributors for this…

  6. Cilium - Rethinking Linux Networking and Security for the Age of Microservices

    To celebrate the Cilium project hitting 1.0 , we wanted to take a moment to share the broader story behind how BPF and Cilium…

  7. Why is the kernel community replacing iptables with BPF?

    The Linux kernel community recently announced bpfilter , which will replace the long-standing in-kernel implementation of…

  8. 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…

  9. Connectivity Troubleshooting with cilium-health

    As we approach the upcoming 1.0 release, the Cilium community has been putting a lot of effort towards monitoring and…

  10. What Cilium and BPF will bring to Istio

    There is a lot of excitement around Istio this week at KubeCon. We are getting pinged multiple times a day now with questions on…

  11. 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…

  12. Tutorial: Applying HTTP security rules with Kubernetes

    This blog post focuses on Layer 7 (HTTP) policy rules and how to apply them for both outgoing and incoming connections in the…

  13. Demo: May the Fourth be with you

    In celebration of today's date, May 4th, we are posting our Star Wars demo of Cilium that we showed at CNCF/KubeCon in Berlin or…

  14. Why we love the packet.net cloud for CI/CD

    A while ago we started thinking about how to build a continous integration (CI) testing infrastructure that would help us…