What is Kiali?
It is an observability console for Istio with service mesh configuration capabilities. It helps you to understand the structure of your service mesh by inferring the topology, and also provides the health of your mesh.
Kiali is a tool in the Monitoring Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses Kiali?
16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kiali.
Pros of Kiali
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- Weighted Routing Wizard
- Matching Routing Wizard
- Suspend Traffic Wizard
- Advanced Options
- More Wizard examples.
Kiali Alternatives & Comparisons
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