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What is Istio?

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Istio is open technology that provides a way for developers to seamlessly connect, manage and secure networks of different microservices — regardless of platform, source or vendor.

What exactly is microservices and this Istio thing everyone is talking about?

In this video, JJ Asghar explains the basics of this new, open-platform, independent service mesh and looks at how it runs on Kubernetes. Istio is something that is poised to make your life a whole lot easier if you’re dealing with microservices on a control plane API.

As a service mesh, Istio is a network of your microservices. Through the main components — Pilot, Mixer, and Citadel — the platform offers load balancing, fine-grain controls, access control, and a high level of visibility.

Click here, to learn more about running Istio on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

For any further questions do not hesitate to contact me at Ipsen@dk.ibm.com.

 

Advisory IT Architect

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