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SkyWalking
Apache SkyWalking, Open Source

What is Apache SkyWalking? Observing the Heterogenous Stack at Scale

The observability problem for modern DevOps is familiar: As enterprises move to microservices, containerization, multi-language RPC frameworks, and service meshes, there’s an increasing need for users to understand a highly complex, distributed architecture and the dependencies between applications. Apache SkyWalking, an application performance monitor (APM) and observability platform, is an open source project that addresses this need — with or without a service mesh.

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Sailboat
Istio, Open Source

What’s new in Istio 1.8: DNS proxy helps expand mesh to VMs and multicluster

The latest Istio releases have been widely anticipated by users who want to extend the service mesh to their legacy workloads. Istio 1.7 laid some of the groundwork to make VMs first-class citizens in the mesh by making VMs look more like a pod in Istio. With its latest 1.8 release, Istio has resolved a key problem with DNS in the service mesh that has stood in the way of expanding the mesh to VMs and enabling seamless multicluster access and has continued to build on the groundwork laid in 1.7 to make VMs easier to enroll in the mesh. 

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Tetrate: Celebrating Envoy
Envoy proxy & GetEnvoy, Events, Tetrate

EnvoyCon 2020

The 3rd annual Envoy-Con, a practitioner-driven community conference organized by the Linux Foundation, was held virtually today and attended by a few hundred developers and end users who have adopted Envoy, the edge and service proxy. Envoy is a widely adopted open source project that can be used in various deployment scenarios, including as a load balancer and as a service mesh data plane.

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