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Envoy proxy & GetEnvoy, Tetrate

Get started with Envoy in 5 minutes

Envoy is the engine that keeps Istio running. If you’re familiar with Istio, you know that the collection of all Envoys in the Istio service mesh is also referred to as the data plane

In this blog post, we’ll look at the fundamentals of Envoy: the building blocks of the proxy and, at a high level, how the proxy works. Understanding this will help you better understand how Istio works.

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What is Istio operator?
Istio, Service Mesh

What is Istio operator?

For a long time, the primary tools for installing, upgrading, and managing Istio installations were Helm and Kubernetes CLI. Later, Istio 1.4 introduced a new method of installing Istio using the Istio CLI. 

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Istio, Service Mesh

Discovery selectors in Istio 1.10

Discovery selectors were one of the new features introduced in Istio 1.10. Discovery selectors allow us to control which namespaces Istio control plane watches and sends configuration updates for. By default, the Istio control plane watches and processes updates for all Kubernetes resources in a cluster. Istio configures Envoy proxies in the mesh to reach every workload in the mesh and accept traffic on all ports associated with the workloads.

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