Past Meetup

Istio London: The Chapter's First Chapter

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Floor 6, 1 Bedford Avenue, WC1B 3AU · London

How to find us

Please come inside the foyer at 1 Bedford Avenue, from where Skyscanner employees will come and escort you up to our meetup space.

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The first ever Istio London meetup!

A big welcome to the burgeoning Istio community in London. We will start proceedings as we mean to go on: with a deep dive into Istio's architecture. We're already planning another event for November, so please get in touch with any ideas for talks you'd like to see or give.

Talk 1: Adopting Istio - Ivan Pedrazas

In a recent sprint at Soho House, we investigated the possibility of running Istio in our kubernetes clusters. In this talk, we will give a quick intro to Istio to provide a bit of context and what were our findings: What worked, what didn’t, and what are the next steps.

During this talk, we will see Istio in action with a live demo. We will show how a service mesh can improve your team's velocity and why we believe it's the next step in the application life cycle.

Talk 2: Istio: The Life of a Packet - Matt Turner (Skyscanner)

We will explore the architecture of Istio and Envoy from a packet-eye view, seeing the function and purpose of each component in the system.

Lightning Talk: Istio on StackPointCloud - Rimas Mocevicius (StackPointCloud)

Rimas is a co-founder of the Helm project and is currently a Solutions Engineer at Stackpoint, and will demonstrate how easily you can try out Istio on StackPointCloud.

Pizza will be provided courtesy of Skyscanner and beer courtesy of controlplane.

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