May 2-4, 2018 - Copenhagen, Denmark
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Thursday, May 3 • 14:00 - 14:35
GitOps for Istio - Manage Istio Config like Code - Varun Talwar, Stealth Startup & Alexis Richardson, WeaveWorks (Intermediate Skill Level)

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Services Meshes like Istio enable devops to drive service behavior via configurations. The model with Istio is to enable changing service behavior and their interactions including things like timeouts, circuit breakers, traffic routing, load balancing, A/B testing, canary releases via configuration and such critical configurations need lifecycle, audit, rollout, versioning, rollback etc like code does. This makes developers lives easier because config can be changed and managed like code code using familiar CI/CD pipelines. This can make changing configuration for resiliency controls and their subsequent testing with feedback metrics very easy. Overall, In this talk we talk about how istio config can be managed like code through git based workflows.

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Alexis Richardson

CEO, Weaveworks
Alexis is CEO and co-founder of Weaveworks, and was the first chair of the CNCF TOC. He is also known for popularising the terms and practices of GitOps. Previously, at Pivotal, as head of products for Spring, RabbitMQ, Redis and vFabric, he "rebooted" Spring and transitioned the... Read More →
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Varun Talwar

CEO, Tetrate
Product Management lead for gRPC and Istio at Google

Thursday May 3, 2018 14:00 - 14:35 CEST
  Service mesh, Intermediate