Istio, a Service Mesh
on Kubernetes.
When do I need it?

by Rob Richardson



About Me

Rob Richardson is a software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node, React and Vue. He's a frequent speaker at conferences, user groups, and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development. You can find this and other talks on https://robrich.org/presentations and follow him on twitter at @rob_rich.

Istio Demo


DEMO: Istio

We're now running twice as many
containers in our cluster.

... Istio is not free.

Best Practices

Istio is a great solution to
API management problems.

Use it only when you have these problems

... and expect double the hardware needs.