Community

The Envoy development process is an open process. Here are the general communication channels we use to communicate.

Envoy works with the wider community to create a strong, vibrant codebase. There are a variety of projects and organizations built on top of Envoy. We will list them below in alphabetical order:

Open Source Projects Built on Envoy Proxy

Ambassador is an open source Kubernetes-native API Gateway built on Envoy, designed for microservices.

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Cilium is open source software for providing and transparently securing network connectivity and loadbalancing between application workloads such as application containers or processes.

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Contour is an Ingress controller for Kubernetes that works by deploying the Envoy proxy as a reverse proxy and load balancer. Unlike other Ingress controllers, Contour supports dynamic configuration updates out of the box while maintaining a lightweight profile.

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Gloo is a function gateway built on top of the Envoy Proxy. Gloo provides a unified entry point for access to all services and serverless functions, translating from any interface spoken by a client to any interface spoken by a backend.

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Istio is an open platform that provides a uniform way to connect, manage, and secure microservices. Istio embeds Envoy https://istio.io/docs/concepts/what-is-istio/overview.html#envoy

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Commercial Support and/or Offerings Built on Envoy Proxy

Datawire's open source toolkit empowers developers to adopt a cloud-native development workflow for Kubernetes services.

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Turbine Labs provides a complete traffic management solution to help teams build and operate microservices more effectively. Built on top of Envoy, Turbine Labs gives small teams the power to migrate to new infrastructure, expose new functionality, or configure resilience strategies with realtime feedback on how their services are performing.

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