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]