Daily Archives: 08.04.2018

What is a Service Mesh? Introductory article from NginX

The original is here — https://www.nginx.com/blog/what-is-a-service-mesh/ Another small introductory article on Istio you can find here. A service mesh is a configurable infrastructure layer for a microservices application. It makes communication between service instances flexible, reliable, and fast. The mesh provides service discovery, load balancing, encryption, authentication and authorization, support for the circuit breaker pattern, and other …

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Istio — platform for managing and connecting your microservices. Service mesh

https://istio.io/docs/concepts/what-is-istio/overview.html It’s flexible and modular service mesh made by Google, IBM and Lyft. It is a platform for managing your kubernetes system. It’s responsible traffic management, observability, policy enforcement, service identity and security. It provides features like service discovery, load balancing, A/B experiments, canary deployments, circuit breaking and health checks.