OpenShift Commons Briefing #142 Istio 1.0 Release Update with Brian ‘redbeard’ Harrington | OpenShift


Istio, an open source tool to connect and manage microservices, has become a category leading service mesh (essentially a configurable infrastructure layer for microservices) for Kubernetes. This week, Istio celebrated a milestone of the general availability of Istio 1.0.

Istio provides a method of integrating services like load balancing, mutual service-to-service authentication, transport layer encryption, and application telemetry requiring minimal (and in many cases no) changes to the code of individual services.

In this, briefing Istio Product Manager, Brian ‘redbeard’ Harrington gives a great introduction and overview along with a 1.10 release update .