Teaching Old Servers New Tricks: extending the service mesh outside the cluster

Service meshes give you a great set of features “for free”, but only on top of a Kubernetes environment. If you’re not building something brand new, you probably have VMs, physical servers, even mainframes. Why should the start-up kids have all the fun? Let’s add “old infrastructure” to the mesh too.



Craig Box


Craig Box leads the Cloud Native advocacy team at Google Cloud. He has worked with customers and communities since the launch of Kubernetes in 2014, and has delivered talks on 6 continents, including