A Crash Course in Service Mesh Solutions

A presentation at London Microservices Meetup in in London, UK by Melissa McKay

You have successfully developed and deployed your microservices architecture, but you find that managing communication between your services and containers is becoming more complex and clumsy as you scale. This talk will provide you with a definition of “service mesh” and what potential roles it can play in your microservices architecture.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand the service mesh concept and what problems it attempts to solve
  • Learn key differentiators behind the popular service mesh implementations Istio and Linkerd
  • Determine whether a service mesh implementation is appropriate for your project