Istio

A Story by
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?

189 companies use Istio in their tech stacks, including medium.com, Groww, and Trendyol Group.

medium.com

Groww

Trendyol Group

BlaBlaCar

Ruangguru

Backbase

Avito

Bunch

Lime

Skyscanner

Tech-Stack

QuintoAndar

Why developers like Istio

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