Julien Bisconti - Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud

Chaos Engineering with a Service Mesh

Starting to do chaos engineering can seem like a daunting task if one has never practice that before. In this talk, we will outline what is a service mesh and how does it help us to do chaos engineering. A service mesh is a inter communication infrastructure that allows the traffic to be routed by configuring proxy running as a side car to each services.

It’s a network for services, not for bytes. When the concept of a service mesh is understood, starting to do chaos engineering is simpler and easier. The talk will contain 2 demos: first, in order to explain the inner working of a service mesh (we will use Istio) and second, an example of chaos engineering on top of Istio