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In this Ebook you will learn:

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    Service mesh concepts, architecture, and components, such as data planes and control planes

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    How a service mesh provides visibility, traffic management, resiliency and security control for distributed application services, and the differences amongst service meshes and service mesh components

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    How service meshes compare to related technologies such as container orchestrators, API gateways, and client-side libraries

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    Practical steps for service mesh adoption, customization, deployment, and integration

About the Ebook

Whether you’re preparing to build microservice-architected, cloud-native applications, or looking to modernize your existing set of application services, you may want to consider using a service mesh. The more services your enterprise manages, the more intense any headaches you encounter are likely to be. This practical ebook explains how a service mesh provides a configurable infrastructure layer that makes service-to-service communication flexible, reliable, and fast.

Author Lee Calcote, Head of Technology Strategy at SolarWinds, demonstrates how service meshes work, and provides a path to help you build or convert applications using this new architecture. This ebook is ideal for developers, operators, architects, and IT leaders tasked with building distributed systems. You’ll learn how service meshes function with other technologies in your stack, as well as how to overcome issues that may arise.

About the Authors

Lee Calcote

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Lee Calcote

Sr. Director of Technology Strategy SolarWinds

Lee Calcote is an innovative thought leader, passionate about developer platforms and management software for clouds, containers, infrastructure and applications. Advanced and emerging technologies have been a consistent focus through Calcote’s tenure at SolarWinds, Seagate, Cisco and Pelco. An organizer of technology meetups and conferences, a writer, author, speaker, he is active in the tech community.

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