Eric Anderson (@ericmander) and Sven Mawson (@smawson) dive into the past, present and future of Istio, an open source service mesh born of collaboration between IBM and Google. Sven is a Senior Staff Engineer at Google and co-founder of the Istio project. In today’s episode, he shares the story of how two titans came together for a tool that anyone can use and contribute to.
In this episode we discuss:
- How Google asked IBM to drop their Amalgam8 project
- The involvement of Lyft, Envoy and Matt Klein (@mattklein123)
- Making moves at QCon
- A counter-intuitive marketing strategy
- What work still needs to be done