Istio as a Platform for Running Microservices

Not every application should follow the microservices architecture.  But for those that do, how do you solve problems relating to service discovery, load balancing, resilience, security, observability, and traffic management?  Spring Cloud projects have adopted solutions that grew out of Netflix's journey to microservices.  Istio on the other hand grew with Kubernetes, and leverages Envoy proxy, which grew out of difficulties managing microservices at Lyft.  This talk makes the case that Istio has certain design advantages and is worth a closer look. In this talk, Eitan explores Istio's design and how it just might be a perfect foundation for running your microservices.


Eitan Suez

Content Engineer @Tetrate, Previously a technical instructor @VMware and @Pivotal and Principal Consultant @ThoughtWorks

Eitan Suez is a content engineer and technical "explainer" at Tetrate, where he develops technical content and breaks down technical topics for audiences large and small.  At Tetrate, Eitan runs workshops, customer training, and a series of live broadcasts centered around Service Mesh called "Tetrate Tech Talks." Prior to Tetrate, Eitan was a technical instructor at VMware and at Pivotal, where he developed and taught courses on a variety of technical topics including the Spring framework, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes.  Prior to doing technical education, Eitan held the role of Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, a company that helps enterprises with software projects and agile transformations.  Eitan has many years of experience as a software developer and spent four seasons as a speaker on the "No Fluff Just Stuff" conference tour.  Eitan's first open-source project dates back to 2002 when he developed a database-backed Java API documentation system, which achieved some measure of notoriety after being written up on and later adopted by

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