Van is a technical product marketing manager for Consul at HashiCorp. He has been in the infrastructure space for most of his career and loves learning about new technologies and getting his hands dirty. When not staring at his computer screen, he's sharing pictures of food to his wife's dismay.
Even as service mesh adoption continues to grow, some organizations are still trying to understand the full extent of what a service mesh can and can’t do.
They may not realize that a service mesh is not just another single-purpose tool, but one that addresses a wide variety of networking needs. A service mesh may actually help consolidate multiple existing tools to help reduce management toil and costs.
Just take a look at these two multicloud network architectures.
Automating and offloading network services and security-related capabilities onto a cloud-agnostic service mesh can help simplify management in multicloud environments.
Multicloud architecture using cloud-vendor-specific networking solutions:
Using a cloud-agnostic service mesh:
Many service mesh products include service discovery, zero trust networking and load-balancing capabilities, while some other service mesh products extend even further to provide multicloud/multiruntime connectivity, network automation and north-south traffic control. Let’s take a look at the capabilities Continue reading
Van is a technical product marketing manager for Consul at HashiCorp. He has been in the infrastructure space for most of his career and loves learning about new technologies and getting his hands dirty. When not staring at this computer screen, he's sharing pictures of food to his wife's dismay. He lives in San Jose, California, with his wife and two young boys.
Most infrastructure engineers have a good idea what Terraform does, and those who care about security likely know about HashiCorp Vault, but what about popular open source networking tool back in 2014, it has grown into a much more comprehensive networking platform.
So let’s take a look at three Consul capabilities you may have misconceptions about or not be taking full advantage of.
Consul Bolsters Zero Trust Networking
Ashher is a product marketing leader at HashiCorp and is based in Austin, Texas. When he's Continue reading