A “Service Mesh” Look Ahead for 2020 Jan. 22, 2020

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SHOW: 434

DESCRIPTION: Christian Posta (@christianposta, Field CTO @soloio_inc) talks about the trends that are shaping the Service Mesh space, including emerging standards, application patterns, and interactions with API gateways.

SHOW SPONSOR LINKS:

  • UpCloud - World’s fastest cloud servers
  • UpCloud (promo) - Sign up for free, receive a $50 credit and try us out!
  • MongoDB Homepage - The most popular database for modern applications
  • MongoDB Atlas - MongoDB-as-a-Service on AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Datadog Homepage - Modern Monitoring and Analytics
  • Try Datadog yourself by starting a free, 14-day trial today. Listeners of this podcast will also receive a free Datadog T-shirt
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    SHOW NOTES:

  • Christian Posta’s blog (Service Mesh, Cloud-native apps content)

  • Solo.io’s blog
  • Christian on PodCTL podcast (discussing Istio)

    Topic 1 - Welcome to the show; you’ve been on PodCTL in the past. Tell us about your background, as you’ve been very active with application developers and distributed systems for quite a while.

    Topic 2 - A few years ago, Service Mesh came onto the scene as a big deal (Istio, Linkerd, etc.) and people were trying to figure out what it was, what it did, etc. The technology has evolved quite a bit, but people are still oftentimes confused. How should we think about what a Service Mesh does (or doesn’t do)?

    Topic 3 - What are the most common use-cases when Service Mesh is being used? What are some of the places where Service Mesh is discussed, but probably shouldn’t be used? (API-Gateway, code in an application, etc.)

    Topic 4 - Sometimes we have a technology space that has lots of implementations (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm, Mesos, etc.) that eventually converge into a single industry choice. But Service Mesh still has lots of implementations. Are they all really different? Will we see industry convergence around a standard? Do we need a standard?

    Topic 5 - What are some of the areas where you expect that we’ll see advancements in Service Mesh in 2020?

    Topic 6 - What are some of the best ways for people to start either learning more about Service Mesh, or trying out the technology to see if it makes sense for them?

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