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Know your peers

Feb-24 17:40 UTC

Language: English

It’s lonely in your pod, but finally, you receive that long-awaited knock on the port… but can you trust that inbound request?

This session dives into an essential aspect of a service mesh: trust. We’ll dive into how certificates work into Istio, use peer authentication, and explain concepts like SPIFFE identifiers. Peer thrust can also be leveraged in the application architecture.

A mesh is not only for cluster administrators but also for architects and developers, making it well worth to highlight those patterns.