Cloud Native Night, Mainz, September 2023, Markus Zimmermann Slides ansehen
The topic of service mesh is still present at every major DevOps conference and is the subject of controversial discussions. A service mesh comes with the promise of implementing cross-functional requirements of microservices such as observability or secure communication without changes within the services. The operational effort and the integration of the services within the service mesh should also be problem-free. But do the common service mesh implementations keep these promises? In a client project we have gained experience with Linkerd and can say: we did not achieve the benefits without pain. We want to share these experiences and what you can take away for your next project!