Jimmy Song(宋净超) is a Developer Advocate at Ant Financial and CNCF Ambassador. He has organized a few Special Interest Groups in China for years that covering Kubernetes, Cloud Native and Service Mesh, and is the co-founder of the ServiceMesher Community. Watch his schedule. He has been blogging and coding for years on Cloud Native, also translated Cloud Native Go & Python & Java books into Chinese. Jimmy lives in Beijing and spends his free time on photographing and traveling. Watch his amazing videos shot with drone DJI Mavic 2 Pro on bilibili and pictures on Tuchong.

Welcome to Shanghai to join our SOFAStack Cloud Native Workshop hosted by Ant Financial on June 24, 2019.


Jimmy Song’s Cloud Native Book Series

Cloud Native Quick Start

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Setting up a distributed Kubernetes cluster along with Istio service mesh locally with Vagrant and VirtualBox for PoC or Demo use cases.

Kubernetes Handbook(Chinese)

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Istio Handbook - Istio Service Mesh Advanced Practical(Chinese)

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Understanding How Envoy Sidecar Intercept and Route Traffic in Istio Service Mesh

This article uses Istio’s official bookinfo example to explain how Envoy performs routing forwarding after the traffic entering the Pod and forwarded to Envoy sidecar by iptables, detailing the inbound and outbound processing. For a detailed analysis of traffic interception, see Understanding Envoy Sidecar Proxy Injection and Traffic Interception in Istio Service Mesh . The following is a request flow diagram for bookinfo officially provided by Istio, assuming that the DestinationRule is not configured in all services of the bookinfo application. [Read More]

Cloud Native and me - the past, current and future

Since I became a CNCF Ambassador

Today I am honored to announce that I have become a CNCF Ambassador. Here is my story with Cloud Native. Origin The first time to attend the Cloud Native Computing Foundation is at the LC3 in Beijing 2017. I attended the meeting again this year, and in November of this year, CNCF will hold the KubeCon & CloudNativeCon for the first time in Shanghai, China. I’ll be there too. LC3 [Read More]