An Introduction to Service Mashes and Istio with Matt Turner

46:08
 
Share
 

Manage episode 238517563 series 1643044
By PurePerformance. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
To service mash or not? That’s a good question! Not every architecture and project needs a service mesh but for running distributed microservices architectures service mashes provide a lot of essential features such as service discovery, traffic routing, security, observability ..
We invited Matt Turner (@mt165), CTO at Native Wave, to tell us all we need to know about service mashes. We get a deep dive into Istio, one of the most popular current service mashes, the architecture and how the individual components such as Envoy, Pilot, Mixer and Citadel work together. We also chat about the tradeoff between performance, latency, throughput and service mash capabilities. If you want to learn more make sure to check out Matt’s online content such as blogs and recorded conference presentations on https://mt165.co.uk/.
Native Wave
https://nativewave.io/
Istio vs. Linkerd CPU Overhead Benchmarks by Michael Kipper
Initial Observations:
https://medium.com/@michael_87395/benchmarking-istio-linkerd-cpu-c36287e32781
Second Analysis:
https://medium.com/@michael_87395/benchmarking-istio-linkerd-cpu-at-scale-5f2cfc97c7fa

158 episodes