Istio with Sven Mawson

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About this Episode

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