Modern Web Security Meets Modern Load Balancing with NGINX

Signal Sciences

DevOps, microservices, hybrid and multi-cloud are fueling growth for companies taking a modern approach to deploying applications. NGINX Certifies Signal Sciences Dynamic Module.

Google Traffic Director and the L7 Internal Load Balancer Intermingles Cloud Native and Legacy Workloads

The New Stack

“One of the key elements of Anthos’ strategy is to take away the deployment complexity associated with managing the variety of microservices that get deployed at various points.

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Monoliths to Microservices: An API-First Approach

The New Stack

From network load balancers to FPGAs to ASICs to embedded security to cloud ops at scale, James has seen how systems work but, more interestingly, how they fail. The post Monoliths to Microservices: An API-First Approach appeared first on The New Stack.

Divide and Conquer with Microservices

UruIT

How microservices are changing the way we make applications. Thinking about microservices definitely helped me to be a better programmer and take on new challenges, especially since the programming language takes a secondary role. So, what is a microservice?

Microservices with Spring Boot and Spring Cloud Developer Tutorial

Gorilla Logic

In this developer tutorial, we are going to understand the basic concepts of microservices, in what ways microservice architectures are better than monolithic ones, and how we can implement a microservice architecture using Spring Boot and Spring Cloud. What are Microservices?

Part 1: The Best Way to Select a Proxy Architecture for Microservices Application Delivery

The New Stack

Pankaj advises customers for hybrid multi-cloud microservices application-delivery strategies. Pankaj is passionate about working with the DevOps community on best practices for microservices- and Kubernetes-based application delivery. The Balancing Act for Diverse Stakeholder Needs.

The Box Way to Microservices: Kubernetes, DevOps, GitOps and the Desired State

The New Stack

Now a publicly-traded company, Box is an organization that once had its own antiquated infrastructure and processes that hampered all attempts to build out a microservices architecture. “It created problems for us to create microservices at the pace we wanted to,” Parmar said.

Part 2: The Best Way to Select a Proxy Architecture for Microservices Application Delivery

The New Stack

Pankaj advises customers for hybrid multicloud microservices application-delivery strategies. Pankaj is passionate about working with the DevOps community on best practices for microservices- and Kubernetes-based application delivery. Microservices Networking Contributed Sponsored

AWS App Mesh: Amazon’s Own Service Mesh for Microservices

The New Stack

The service mesh technology has become a key component of the microservices architecture. Having solved the container orchestration problem through Kubernetes, the cloud native ecosystem is now putting the efforts on efficiency and resiliency of microservices delivered by the service mesh.

BeyondProd: Google’s Internal Model to Securing Cloud Native Microservices

The New Stack

Following up on its influential BeyondCorp model for securing enterprise networks, Google has released another idealized security architecture, called BeyondProd , for securing microservices. Edge termination with global load balancing and denial of service protection.

F5 Networks Acquires NGINX to Meld NetOps with DevOps

DevOps.com

As part of an effort to better align DevOps and network operations (NetOps), F5 Networks plans to acquire NGINX, a provider of widely employed open source loading balancing software.

Understanding the Future of the Data Center Edge

Dzone - DevOps

With the adoption of Kubernetes and microservices, the edge has evolved from simple hardware load balancers to a full stack of hardware and software proxies that comprise API Gateways, content delivery networks, and load balancers.

Pivotal Debuts Managed Spring Cloud Gateway for Microservices

The New Stack

Richard Seroter , vice president of marketing at Pivotal, describes Spring Cloud Gateway as being capable of so much more than simply configuring and routing API requests, adding in security, caching, load balancing and more among the capabilities he highlighted in an interview with The New Stack.

Why Service Meshes, Orchestrators Are Do or Die for Cloud Native Deployments

The New Stack

When he's not thinking about how a service mesh can solve microservices runtime challenges, his mind usually wanders to little blue lines filled with trout. With the adoption of microservices problems also emerge due to the sheer number of services that exist in large systems.

How HAProxy Streamlines Kubernetes Ingress Control

The New Stack

Kubernetes itself offers an option to capture the information needed to manage load balancing , with the same type of Kubernetes configuration file used for managing other resources. This could easily done by a proxy server, or a load balancer, one that also serves as an API Gateway.

Istio 1.5 Brings Advanced Automation for Secure Performance

The New Stack

Its powerful feature set makes it instrumental in solving a number of real issues users regularly encounter when running microservices. also introduces support for locality-based load balancing HTTP proxy settings for cluster egress traffic.

The Importance of Resilience Testing and Observability

The New Stack

From network load balancers to FPGAs to ASICs to embedded security to cloud ops at scale, James has seen how systems work but, more interestingly, how they fail. Development Microservices Monitoring Sponsored

An Exploratory Guide to the Service Mesh Platforms

The New Stack

The shift to microservices comes with its own set of challenges. If architecting, designing, and developing microservices is considered to be complex, deploying and managing them is no less complex. Microservices are typically polyglot and use disparate libraries and SDKs.

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NATS 2.0: Like Containers for Messaging

The New Stack

At the core of a microservices software architecture lies the ability for each containerized workload to communicate with one another in a secure and dynamic fashion. Microservices Networking News

Three Strategies for Managing APIs, Ingress, and the Edge with Kubernetes

Daniel Bryant

Deploy an additional k8s gateway, extend the existing gateway, or deploy a comprehensive self-service edge stack Refactoring applications into a microservice-style architecture package within containers and deployed into Kubernetes brings several new challenges for the edge.

Cloud-Native vs Traditional Application Development

RapidValue

Both traditional and cloud native applications make use of load balancers, but they differ significantly when and where they come in to play. Users hit a balancer as they arrive and are redirected to the server. Their load balancers don’t need to be as sophisticated.

Three Strategies for Managing APIs and the Edge with Kubernetes

Daniel Bryant

KUBERNETES AND THE EDGE Deploy an additional k8s gateway, extend the existing gateway, or deploy a comprehensive self-service edge stack Refactoring applications into a microservice-style architecture package within containers and deployed into Kubernetes brings several new challenges for the edge.

Service Mesh Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

The New Stack

How is load spread efficiently and fail over-managed? In order for DNS to work, you need several hardware and software components, such as: Load balancers. In the example below, I have services named Web-App and Order Processing, both with load balancers in front of them.

LogicMonitor Shifts to Kubernetes Monitoring

The New Stack

While Kubernetes may have begun to reach maturity and offer all the benefits of containerization and microservices, along with it came the need for all those accoutrements we have grown accustomed to with legacy applications — management, monitoring, packaging, and more.

Taming the Complexity Monster in a Cloud Native World

The New Stack

Redefining Applications: Microservices. Cloud native applications are generally broken down into microservices. or microservices grouped together as part of larger functional units (database access, processing forms, etc.). Cloud Native Microservices Contributed Sponsored

Stateless Rethinks Modern Networking

The New Stack

It’s been tricky to attain the right balance of hardware and software with networking. We went down the cloud native application approach using a microservices environment. The forwarding logic resides in the P4 program that is loaded onto the chip.

Buoyant CEO on How Linkerd Sprang from Twitter’s Heady Early Days

The New Stack

We combined that with this massive migration off of a monolith (we call it SOA because we didn’t know about the word microservices then), but now, we would recognize it as a big microservice deployment,” Morgan said. 5:10: Did that become a load balancer question to some extent?

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From Monolith to Service Mesh, via a Front Proxy — Learnings from stories of building the Envoy…

Daniel Bryant

Learnings from stories of building the Envoy Proxy The concept of a “ service mesh ” is getting a lot of traction within the microservice and container ecosystems. There was also limited visibility into infrastructure components such as hosted load balancers, caches and network topologies.

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From Monolith to Service Mesh, via a Front Proxy — Learnings from stories of building the Envoy…

Daniel Bryant

Learnings from stories of building the Envoy Proxy The concept of a “ service mesh ” is getting a lot of traction within the microservice and container ecosystems. There was also limited visibility into infrastructure components such as hosted load balancers, caches and network topologies.

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Envoy and the Programmable Edge: Edge Proxies and the Developer Experience

The New Stack

Moving away from hardware-based load balancers and other edge appliances towards the software-based “programmable edge” provided by the Envoy proxy clearly has many benefits, particularly in regard to dynamism and automation.

F5 to Buy NGINX to Enhance Cloud Native and Multicloud Capabilities

The New Stack

which manages the popular open source web server/load balancer and reverse proxy of the same name. Application controller delivery software provider F5 is planning to acquire NGINX Inc. For the acquisition, F5 will purchase all privately held NGINX shares for $670 million.

Service Mesh Adds Security, Observability and Traffic Control to Kubernetes

The New Stack

However, if an organization has decided to go ahead with a microservice architecture, there’s a number of challenges around observability and networking that service mesh can solve.” .

The Mechanics of Deploying the Envoy Proxy at Lyft: Lessons Learned for Ambassador

Daniel Bryant

Envoy also supports service discovery and active/passive health checking, as well as advanced load balancing features like timeouts, circuit breaking, rate limiting and shadowing etc. api-gateway service-mesh envoy-proxy microservices

F5 and NGINX: Going Forward with Kubernetes

The New Stack

For the Seattle-based application controller delivery software provider, a $670 million acquisition provides an established user base and mature technology that puts it at the center of microservice architectures.

HAProxy 2.0 Adds Kubernetes, Pushes ‘Polyglot Extensibility’

The New Stack

“We’ve seen this shift in the market over time from hardware-based load bouncers to companies and users exploring software-based load balancers. We’re seeing a massive shift right now into containers and Kubernetes and microservices,” said Corbett.

Our DevOps Toolbox: The Consul Interview

Exadel

The main benefit of Consul, as opposed to microservices architecture, is that microservices architecture is quite complex. Consul is another arrow in our quiver of DevOps tools.

7 Requirements for Optimized Traffic Flow and Security in Kubernetes

The New Stack

Companies that use a microservices architecture (MSA) for developing applications, tend to find that Kubernetes offers a number of advantages when it comes time to deploy those applications. No access control between microservices. Access control between microservices.