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Case Study: IT Modernization at Tidepool, an 8 part series

IT modernization is a journey, one that involves many decisions that affect every layer of the infrastructure stack, each application service, and all the people that interact with these systems to build them, deploy them and support them as they provide services to the end users. Back in October, we were lucky to have Derrick […] | April 30, 2020
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Delivering on the Vision of Multi-Mesh

Service mesh architecture is the community choice for monitoring, controlling and securing the microservices environment. Today, many service mesh offerings are available, providing users with great choices but complicates their adoption. While the service mesh provides users with enormous benefits (traffic control, security, observability), it also increases the complexity of their environment, and could limit […]

Idit Levine | April 8, 2020
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Online Meetup #5  – Featuring Frasca International

Last week at our first online meetup of the year, we featured and end user talk from Kevin DeLorey (Software Architect) and Brian Vandre (Lead Software Engineer) from Frasca Interntational, Inc. on how they are using Kubernetes, Gloo, Linkerd and more to bring flight simulation to the cloud. For more than 60 years Frasca International, […] | March 9, 2020
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Get to Know Service Mesh – Understand Your Options and How to Choose

The cloud-native ecosystem took the IT world by storm with containers and Kubernetes and have created new categories of technology designed to address the new challenges created when applications evolve from a static monolithic architecture to a Hoot is a live video series hosted roughly every two weeks where engineers unbox various cloud-native technologies, dig […] | February 20, 2020
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Challenges of adopting service mesh in enterprise organizations

Recently I wrote a piece for DZone and their Migrating to Microservices Report on the challenges of adopting service mesh in an enterprise organization. One of the first things we tackle in that piece is “whether or not you should go down the path of adopting a service mesh” Here’s what I said: Start with […]

Christian Posta | October 22, 2019
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Tidepool Replatforms Diabetes Data Service from Custom Tooling to Open Source with Gloo and Kubernetes

In today’s blog, we feature a chat with Derrick Burns, Cloud Architect at to share their journey in migrating from years’ worth of custom built tools to the latest cloud native open source technologies and AWS. Improving Diabetes Care by Making Data Accessible Tidepool dashboards Tidepool is a nonprofit organization focused on delivering high […] | September 25, 2019
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Istio the Easy Way (Again!)

A while back I wrote a blog post about how to get Istio up and running the easy way with SuperGloo, our mesh-agnostic, open-source project to orchestrate service meshes. That blog post walked through a series of commands you can run to install Istio or Linkerd and also try out different features in Istio. Since […]

Christian Posta | July 23, 2019
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The need for a standard, service mesh API

Service mesh helps solve application-networking challenges when going toward a cloud-native architecture, specifically one that favors smaller, cooperating services like a microservices architecture. As we meet with cloud native technology end users across the world, we find people are indeed putting service mesh into production and starting to see the benefits of doing so. At […]

Christian Posta | May 18, 2019
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Istio the Easy Way

I’m currently writing the book, Istio in Action for Manning Publications and the goal of the book is to help people understand and get the most benefit from Istio, which is an open-source service mesh. I am trying to bring together my learnings and experience from the community, as well as those of others who […]

Christian Posta | April 23, 2019
Read More SuperGloo — Service Mesh Orchestration for Multi-Cloud

If the number of stars a project has on GitHub can say something about its popularity and pervasiveness, then Istio is certainly one of the most popular service mesh technologies available today, with 16k+ stars as of writing this blog. The popularity can also be seen by looking at the tools that integrate with Istio […] Engineering | April 15, 2019
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