What is Istio?


What exactly is this Istio thing everyone is talking about? In this video, JJ Asghar explains the basics of this new, open-platform, independent service mesh and looks at how Istio runs on Kubernetes. Istio is something that is poised to make your life a whole lot easier if you’re dealing with microservices on a control plane API. As a service mesh, Istio is a network of your microservices. Through the main components — Pilot, Mixer, and Citadel — Istio offers load balancing, fine-grain controls, access control, and a high level of visibility. Click to learn more about running Istio on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service: https://www.ibm.com/cloud/info/istio


Duration: 3:44
Publisher: IBMcloud
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