Topic: service mesh

F5-NGINX deal and how it might impact emerging service mesh architectures

While F5 Networks claimed its recent deal to acquire NGINX will “bridge the divide” between DevOps and NetOps, the acquisition also promises to accelerate both companies’ goals to create new service mesh architectures. In agreeing to acquire NGINX for $670 million, F5 is paying a premium for a rival with $26 million in revenues last … continue reading

It took longer than expected, but Istio 1.1 is coming with a boost in performance and scalability

The first major upgrade of Istio, the open-source service mesh for orchestrating, securing and monitoring microservices in Kubernetes, has taken longer to arrive than expected, but is finally now available. Istio 1.1 comes eight months after the original 1.0 release last summer and will bring improved scalability, enhanced multi-clustering and a simplified approach to implementing … continue reading

Istio open-source service mesh launches

Istio, an open-source project formed last year by Google, IBM and the ride-sharing service Lyft to create a consistent way to connect, manage, secure and monitor Kubernetes-based clusters of microservices, is now ready for production. The creators of the spec today announced the official release of Istio 1.0, which defines a common way to manage … continue reading

Protecting the service mesh with Istio

Kubernetes has rapidly become the de facto standard for container orchestration, management and security. Now moving up the stack at an equally fast pace is Istio. Riding on the coattails of Kubernetes, Istio is an open-source project designed to enable service meshes. Istio was originally developed by the ride-sharing service Lyft. Google and IBM began … continue reading

HashiCorp extends its service mesh capabilities with a new feature in HashiCorp Consul

Cloud infrastructure automation company HashiCorp has extended its service mesh capabilities with a major update for HashiCorp Consul. The new capability, Consul Connect, allows users to efficiently secure service-to-service communications in hybrid environments. According to the company, modern application architectures often include public clouds, microservices, and container schedulers, and these architectures often require a service … continue reading

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