Istio: Making A Mesh Of Microservices
Microservice Architecture means a lot of ‘things’ you have to prepare and
account for. Just to rattle off some concepts (buzzwords): Load balancing, routing, circuit breakers, Canary and Blue/Green deployments, pool ejection, tracing, monitoring, chaos engineering, dark launches STAHP. JUST STAHP!
To account for any (or all) of this ‘stuff’, you have historically had to
include several libraries in your code and write code to support those
libraries. But aren’t *micro* services supposed to be small … micro, even?
Enter Istio and sidecar containers and the Service Mesh. Implement all of
the above without changing your code. Move these operational concerns away from developers and into the domain of the operations people. Go home Friday at 5.
This session will introduce Istio and show some of its capabilities, giving
you the information you need to start using the next generation of
About the Presenter
A developer who has seen it all, Don is a former Microsoft MVP, author of
“Transitioning to .NET Core on Red Hat Enterprise Linux” by O’Reilly Media,
and currently a Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat, with a focus
on Microservices and Serverless computing. Prior to Red Hat, Don was a
Developer Advocate at Rackspace where he was immersed in cloud technology.
He enjoys cooking and studying human behavior, and loathes the designated
Don's overarching belief is this: "A program is not a communication between a developer and a machine; it's a communication between a developer and the next developer."
6:00 - 6:30 Meets, greet and Eats
6:30 - 6:35 Group Business
6:35 - ? Istio: Making A Mesh Of Microservices
Lead Solutions Architect