OpenShift Service Mesh essentials — Part IV — Features: Routing

See how using advanced routing you can modify the behaviour of your application without including API gateways or writing code in your app. In this series of articles, we will dig into the OpenShift Service Mesh world. ... OpenShift Service Mesh essentials — Part IV — Features: Routing ...

Scaling your services: Understanding the Service Discovery and Service Mesh

Let's take our traditional monolith and see what’s good with it. Let's say, our monolith has 4 modules — A, B, C, and D. Now whenever A wants to talk to B, it's very easy.

OpenShift Service Mesh Essentials  — The Why and What of it

In this series of articles, we will dig into the OpenShift Service Mesh world. In this post we will go through some introductory questions like “Why someone would need a Service Mesh?“, “Do I really need it?”, “How is the OpenShift Service Mesh architecture?”.

What is Service Mesh? — An Introduction to Envoy Proxy

Service Mesh is the communication layer in your micro-service setup. All the requests to and from each one of your services will go through the mesh.

Kubecon 2020: Istio Simplified

This article serves as a summary for the session Istio Simplified at ServiceMeshCon, KubeCon Europe 2020. Session was presented by Louis Ryan from Google and Steve Dake from IBM.

Kuma and Prometheus for Observability in Kubernetes Microservices Clusters

A year ago, Harry Bagdi wrote an amazingly helpful blog post (link at bottom of article) on observability for microservices. And by comparing titles, it becomes obvious that my blog post draws inspiration from his work.

MuleSoft Misses the Mark with Anypoint Service Mesh

Mule Connect 2020 unveiled MuleSoft’s vision for microservices service mesh, and the results are very much in the wrong direction. The Mule Connect 2020 virtual conference is over and we got to hear more details on MuleSoft’s vision for service mesh, and it shows that even a market leader for integration can miss the mark from time to time. Let’s walk through MuleSoft’s vision for Anypoint Service Mesh and explore why their vision for this tool is not one you should embrace.

From Service Mess to Service Mesh

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.

How To Unite Kuma Service Mesh With Kong API Gateway

In his blog post, Marco Palladino, Kong CTO and co-founder, went over the difference between API gateways and service mesh. I highly recommend reading his blog post to see how API management and service mesh are complementary patterns for different use cases, but to summarize in his words, “an API gateway and service mesh will be used simultaneously.” We maintain two open source projects that work flawlessly together to cover all the use cases you may encounter. 

Open Service Mesh — Microsoft’s SMI based Open Source Service Mesh Implementation

Microsoft’s Open Service Mesh is an SMI-compliant, lightweight service mesh being run as an open source project. Backed by service-mesh…

Service Mesh in Kubernetes - Pictorially

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

Deciphering the Difference Between a Service Mesh and API Gateway

There is much overlap between an API gateway and a service mesh. This article explores what a service mesh is, its benefits to your organization, how it differs from an API gateway, and provides recommendations for service mesh’s use.