Istio

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Open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, by Google, IBM, and Lyft

What is Istio?

Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
Istio is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

150 companies use Istio in their tech stacks, including medium.com, Ruangguru, and Groww.

medium.com

Ruangguru

Groww

Bunch

Lime

Backbase

Avito

QuintoAndar

Tech-Stack

Skyscanner

Modanisa.com

Wongnai

Why developers like Istio

Zero code for logging and monitoring
Service Mesh
Great flexibility
Powerful authorization mechanisms
Ingress controller
Full Security
Resiliency
Easy integration with Kubernetes and Docker