Istio 0.8 Update

New York Kubernetes Meetup

Jul 16, 2018, 10:00 PM – Jul 17, 2018, 1:00 AM

In-person event

About this event

Hello NYC Kubernauts!

With AWS Summit in town, we have a very special event for you in the Flatiron. Space is limited, so RSVP today!

SPONSORED: Deploy & manage a Kubernetes cluster w Cloud Native tooling like Istio at AWS, GCE, GKE, DigitalOcean, Azure or Packet (bare metal) today!

Big thanks to our 2 platinum sponsors Sysdig and Tigera for making our events possible in 2018 - and, the fine folks at Harvest for hosting this event.

As Istio moves closer to the 1.0 release, let's do a quick review of the recent 0.8 release. Istio community continues to gain momentum with increasing features and capabilities integrated with the platform.

First up, Ariel will demonstrate some of the traffic management functionality they've integrated into Then, Cody will demonstrate Tigera’s Calico Application Policy with Istio and how you can leverage it for integrated security with your applications incorporating cryptographic identities and network layer attributes.

6:00 - 6:30 - Social
6:30 - 6:35 - Community Announcements & Intro
6:35 - 7:00 - Ariel Jatib, StackPointCloud
7:00 - 7:30 - Cody McCain, Tigera
7:30 - 8:30 - Social / Wrap-up

Cody McCain carries the Tigera flag in NYC where he helps customers secure all manner of things within the fabric. Prior to his current role, Cody provided Kubernetes training and implementation services at Apprenda and let Enterprise Architecture at GE Global Research. Cody has served in technology leadership roles across multiple verticals including energy, manufacturing, entertainment, and security. Cody has a B.S. in Physics from Abilene Christian University and is passionate about cloud native software development and distributed computing.

Ariel Jatib leads UX and marketing efforts at, a SaaS tool for deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters and Cloud Native tooling at leading cloud providers. He organizes various Kubernetes Meetups around the country, including the NYC group. A SaaS design veteran of 15 years, he is an advocate for design systems, goal-driven software development and iterative methodologies. He’s the tall guy in the room and yes -- he plays basketball. Find him on Twitter at @arieljatib and in the gym on Sunday mornings working on his jump shot.



July 16 – 17, 2018
10:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Ariel Jatib


  • Karen Chu


    Head of Community

  • Scott Rigby

    Cloud Native Ambassador

  • Tony Marfil


    Solutions Architect at F5 / NGINX