Installing open source Istio on Kubernetes Engine

What is Istio?

Open Source Istio

Objectives

Setup and requirements

Install and configure a cluster with open source Istio using Helm

Create a GKE cluster

Configure cluster access for kubectl

Install open source Istio on your GKE cluster using Helm

Verify cluster and Istio installation
  • The Cluster is up and running
  • Ensure that the required Kubernetes services are deployed
  • Ensure the corresponding Kubernetes pods are deployed and all containers are up and running
  • Verify that istioctl is working

Deploy Bookinfo, an Istio-enabled multi-service application

Use the Bookinfo application

Explore Stackdriver Kubernetes Engine Monitoring

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