DOP 238: Unlocking the Potential of Modern Architectures Using Service Mesh

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 22, 2023

Show Notes

#238: You might just now be reaching the point of containerizing your workloads and running them in Kubernetes. However, how do you go about accessing those workloads? You might have started with an ingress, because other options seemed like they were too complex.

However, you’ve now crossed the point where you need that complexity. That’s where service mesh can help you out.

On this episode, we speak with Marino Wijay, Principal Developer Advocate at, about how service mesh has evolved over time, the challenges of adopting certain models, and the advantages of open-source solutions. We also talk about the differences between sidecar and sidecar-less models, and the circumstances in which either might be appropriate.


Marino Wijay

Marino Wijay

Marino Wijay is a Canadian, Traveller, International Speaker, Open Source Advocate for Service Mesh, Kubernetes, and Networking. He is an Ambassador @ EddieHub, and Lead Organizer for KubeHuddle Toronto. He is passionate about technology and modern distributed systems. He will always fall back to the patterns of Networking and the ways of the OSI. Community building is his driving force; A modern Jedi Academy.


Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

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