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Wednesday, December 6 • 4:25pm - 5:00pm
The Service Mesh: Past, Present, and Future [B] - William Morgan, Buoyant

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In this talk, we describe the service mesh, a runtime infrastructure layer that’s rapidly rising to prominence with the advent of open source projects like Istio, Envoy, and Linkerd. We trace the evolution of the service mesh model through three-tiered apps and “fat clients” to the modern, sidecar-based implementations, compare and contrast with ESBs and API gateways, and show that, as with most “new” technology, the ideas and principles behind the service mesh have been around for a long time.

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William Morgan

CEO, Buoyant
William is the cofounder and CEO of Buoyant, a startup focused on building service mesh technology. Prior to Buoyant, he was an infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he helped move Twitter from a failing monolithic Ruby on Rails app to a highly distributed, fault-tolerant mic... Read More →


Wednesday December 6, 2017 4:25pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room 9C, Level 3

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