An introduction to Service Mesh

Philippe Bogaerts
5 min readFeb 17, 2022

Why consider a service mesh?

I’ve always been very intrigued by the service mesh concept. It can offer quite some intriguing features, but often they are perceived as a nice to have, rather then a must have if you’re just experimenting with kubernetes. While companies are adopting kubernetes at a very high pace to run their application workloads, things will become very challenging, probably sooner than you expect.

Considered that kubernetes is a distributed cluster sharing and managing resources across probably hundreds or even…

Philippe Bogaerts

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