Service Mesh Column

Welcome to the Service Mesh Column, your comprehensive resource for all things related to service mesh technology. I cover a wide range of topics from foundational concepts to advanced applications, including service discovery, load balancing, traffic management, security policies, and observability. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, you will find valuable content here.

Istio 1.8: A Virtual Machine Integration Odyssey

In this article, I’ll give you an overview of Istio‘s history of virtual machine integration support. In particular, the introduction of the smart DNS proxy and WorkloadGroup in Istio 1.8, which makes virtual machines and containers equivalent at the resource abstraction level.