Envoy Proxy with Matt Klein


November 14th, 2019

39 mins 8 secs

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Matt Klein (@mattklein123) discuss the beginnings of Envoy Proxy, an open source proxy now governed by the CNCF. Matt is a software engineer at Lyft and creator of the Envoy. On today’s episode, Matt gives the inside scoop on the benefits and challenges of cultivating a self-sustaining open source community.  

In this episode we discuss:

  • How Matt’s experience at Twitter informed development of Envoy
  • Working with Google
  • The role of marketing in Envoy’s success
  • Why building an open source community is like “total controlled anarchy”
  • Finding the right contributors and maintainers