Do You Need a Service Mesh?

September 10, 2019 1:05 pm — September 10, 2019 1:40 pm 

Service mesh is one of the hottest emerging technologies. Even though it’s a nascent technology, many vendors have already released their implementation.

On the one hand, we hear “you need a service mesh”, and on the other hand, organizations have been running applications successfully on container platforms for years without one. So, do you really need a service mesh?

In this session, Rick describes the levels of maturity on the journey to modernizing applications using microservices, and the traffic management approaches best suited to each level. He provides the information you need as you decide if you really need a service mesh, including:

  • What a service mesh is
  • About the maturity journey for app modernization
  • When you really need a service mesh
  • How to make an informed decision about adopting service mesh, based on cost and complexity