Blog Tags BPF

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...

November 10, 2020

eBPF - The Future of Networking & Security


Today is an exciting day for the Cilium community: Isovalent, the company behind Cilium, is announcing its $29M Series A financing ro...

October 29, 2020

eBPF Summit Day 2 Recap


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


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


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


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

October 6, 2020

How to perform a CNI Live Migration from Flannel+Calico to Cilium


This is a guest blog by Josh Van Leeuwen and covers how Josh implemented a CNI live migration for a customer, Sky Betting and Gaming,...

September 3, 2020

How Wildlife Studios built a Global Multi Cluster Gaming Infrastructure with Cilium


Wildlife Studios is a Brazil-based global gaming company, one of the twenty largest mobile gaming companies in the world, with more t...

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, ...


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, ...


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...

December 18, 2019

Debugging and Monitoring DNS issues in Kubernetes

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DNS is a common cause for outages and incidents in Kubernetes clusters. For real-world stories, swing by Kubernetes Failure Stories. ...

November 19, 2019

Announcing Hubble - Network, Service & Security Observability for Kubernetes

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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


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...

April 29, 2019

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


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...

March 18, 2019

Deep Dive into Cilium Multi-cluster


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