WTF is Istio?

    My last post asked WTF is a Service Mesh?. Now we’re familiar with the overall concept, in this article I’m going to take a dive into the most popular Mesh, Istio. This will be more practical and deta...

    WTF is a Service Mesh?

    WTF is a Service Mesh? A Service Mesh is a system that carries the requests and responses that microservices send each other. This traffic ultimately travels from Pod to Pod the same way it always has...

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    Riding the Tiger: Lessons Learned Implementing Istio

    Recently I (along with a few others much smarter than me) had occasion to implement a ‘real’ production system with Istio, running on a managed cloud-provided Kubernetes service.