As part of my learning in devops space, I started exploring service mesh and recently did a podcast. Here is the blog version which I think will be useful for others to get the big picture. This post assumes you are aware of how kubernetes works at a high level
As part of my learning in devops space, I started exploring service mesh and recently did a _podcast. Here is the blog version which I think will be useful for others to get the big picture_
This post assumes you are aware of how kubernetes works at a high level.
So, our kubernetes world with pods, deployments, services and ingress controllers are buzzing with activity and we are happy with the newly gained power to deploy our services easily at will and scale them as we see fit
Then, why should we care about another concept called “Service Mesh” and what does that bring to the table? To answer it, Let us think of a scenario where our cluster has grown to have lot more services and they call each other to fulfill a service request (east west traffic) and their inter-dependencies will put spaghetti to shame.
All the envelopes are data packets sent over the network between the nodes
All the kubernetes constructs like Pod, Deployment, Service, Secrets help us to create and deploy our payload (applications) but does very little to observe, manage or control the flow of traffic between them. This is exactly where a service mesh helps
Our original Kubernetes tool list was so popular that we've curated another great list of tools to help you improve your functionality with the platform.
Let's look into Istio and Linkerd architecture, their moving parts, and compare their offerings to help you make an informed decision.
In this blog post, we will learn about Istio and Linkerd architecture, moving parts, and compare their offerings.
For teams to monitor, support, and to maintain these services is becoming a challenge so most enterprises have invested in some kind of microservices management tool.
Microsoft’s Open Service Mesh is an SMI-compliant, lightweight service mesh being run as an open source project. Backed by service-mesh…