Service Mesh - The New Infrastructure for Microservices

Service Mesh - The New Infrastructure for Microservices

Microservices are still the most hyped software architecture. However, they cause additional complexity for operations. Service meshes are the latest technology to solve this problem. This primer explains what a service mesh is, shows reasons to use one, and give a complete executable example with Istio. It discusses also alternatives like Linkerd 2, Consul, and AWS App Mesh and when to use them.