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Announcing GetEnvoy

Why Envoy Proxy If you’re running a large, distributed architecture, you’ve probably heard of Envoy, if not pored over its features for controlling, securing and monitoring a system with unwieldy, heterogeneous components. A quick walkthrough, if you haven’t: Originally built at Lyft, Envoy is an open source, edge and service proxy that abstracts the …

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~ 16 minutes

Venil Noronha (VMware) Service Mesh Day 2019

Transcript All right. Thanks for joining me in this talk. My name is Venil Noronha and I worked with the VMware open source technology center. Um, I have a fun job that is to contribute upstream to Istio and Envoy full time. Today we’ll have a look at rest API in some problems associated with rest APIs and how gRPC solves these problems. And finally …

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Cameron Moreau and Tian Wang at Tetrate's Service Mesh Day 2019: All for Auth & Auth for All: Bringing End User Identity to the Service Mesh

Cameron Moreau and Tian Wang from Pivotal spoke at Tetrate’s inaugural Service Mesh Day 2019 in San Francisco on the workings, pain points, and future of auth. Moreau opened with a description of today’s “gruesome world of auth,” wherein a hapless app developer, tasked to bring auth to the apps they’re building for enterprise, is overwhelmed with complex, …

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~ 29 minutes

Unpacking Next Generation Access Control (NGAC) and Tetrate Q

David Ferraiolo of NIST and Tetrate’s Ignasi Barrera presented on Next Generation Access Control at Tetrate’s Service Mesh Day 2019 in San Francisco. Ferraiolo gave an in-depth presentation on Next Generation Access Control (NGAC), an ANSI/INCITS standard that boldly goes where no RBAC or ABAC has gone before. NGAC enables diverse access control …

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The Basics of Envoy and Envoy Extensibility

In his 2019 talks at KubeCon Barcelona, Tetrate Engineer and Envoy Senior Maintainer Lizan Zhou presented an overview of Envoy and a deep dive into its extensibility. The service proxy solves a host of operational problems related to observability and networking in large distributed systems, and its extensibility allows it to be adapted to a large variety of …

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Lee Calcote at Tetrate's Service Mesh Day 2019: Service Meshes, but at What Cost?

Service mesh: Where do I get started? And what’s the overhead? Speaking at service mesh workshops over the past year, these are the two questions that Lee Calcote, senior director of technology strategy at SolarWinds, heard over and over again. How much latency are we talking about? What’s the CPU burn based on all this value I’m getting for free, with …

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Tetrate at KubeCon Barcelona 2019

At KubeCon Barcelona this May 20-23, 2019, 7,700 attendees gathered to discuss emerging trends in cloud native computing, microservices architectures and container orchestration. Tetrate, which offers enterprise-ready service mesh solutions for networking and observability, was proud to send four of its engineers to participate in five of the scheduled …

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3x Performance Improvement in SkyWalking’s recent 6.1 release

Apache SkyWalking, the observability analysis and application performance monitoring (APM) tool, shattered its own performance record with its recent 6.1 release. Designed especially for microservices, cloud native and container based architecture, SkyWalking provides distributed tracing, service mesh telemetry analysis, metric aggregation and workload …

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Larry Peterson at Tetrate's Service Mesh Day 2019: A History of Networking and What’s Next

At Tetrate’s Service Mesh Day, ONF CTO Larry Peterson illustrated his session on the history and future of networking with a diagram depicting the evolution of the “narrow waist of the internet.” Peterson’s full slide deck We’ve come far from the minimalism Peterson shared in the form of the IP protocol datagram created around 1980– a historical …

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CISO Panel Service Mesh Day 2019

Transcript Matt Klein Okay. Sure. Cool. So this is a end user panel. So while I read the questions that I was just sent aa, I’m going to let everyone introduce themselves. Okay, great. Okay. Uh, yeah. Hi, I’m snow. I work with square on their traffic and observability team, uh, been working on building out, um, are migrating us towards using an …

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