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Announcing Stronger Istio Support with Istio Mode for VMware Tanzu Service Mesh

Today, Google submitted Istio to be considered as an incubating project with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), starting the process of handing off management of the project to the CNCF. In tandem with this announcement, we are introducing Istio Mode for VMware Tanzu Service Mesh, reinforcing our support and commitment to open source Istio.

Using Global Namespaces and Zero-Trust Policies with VMware Tanzu Service Mesh

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh delivers a federated Istio service that brings significant value for enterprise customers beyond the core open source project, improving application security, resiliency, and multi-cloud operations.

Transforming application logs into metrics with Istio and Grafana Cloud

Do you actually know what your customers are looking for? A way to uncover new business opportunities is to analyze your system, collect what you really need, and visualize it through a comprehensive graph! Log traces are a great place to start because they usually contain useful information on your customers' interests. You just need to transform them.

Progressive Updates to Cloud Native Apps Using Tanzu Service Mesh Traffic Management

Releasing new features seamlessly with no downtime in a rapidly evolving microservices-based application can be challenging. VMware Tanzu Service Mesh makes this process easier, removing much of the complexity involved with rolling out progressive updates to cloud native apps. Here we explain how it works.

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh - Connectivity and Security for Modern Applications

Tanzu Service Mesh provides advanced, end-to-end connectivity, security, and insights for modern applications—across application end-users, microservices, APIs, and data—enabling compliance with Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and data protection and privacy regulations. Learn more and contact us at tanzu.vmware.com/service-mesh

Configuring Grafana Tempo and Linkerd for distributed tracing

Anders Østhus is a DevOps Engineer on the Digital Tools team at Proactima AS, a consulting firm based in Norway that offers services and expertise in risk management, cybersecurity, healthcare, environmental solutions, and more. It can be difficult to orient yourself in the distributed tracing space, and getting all the parts of a tracing setup to play well with each other can be a bit tricky. But the benefits of tracing are undeniable.

Protect Cloud Native Applications from Log4Shell with VMware Tanzu Service Mesh

VMware has published a detailed analysis of the Log4Shell exploitation, explaining how VMware security products are helping in multiple ways to detect and contain the exploit. Source: Swiss Government Computer Emergency Response Team

How To Use Buildpacks To Run Containers

The high demand to deliver software that is both highly available and able to meet customer requests has, in part, led to the adoption of microservice architecture, a software architecture pattern that makes it easier to deploy applications as self-contained entities called containers. These containers are nothing but processes that run as long as the application in them is running.

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh Enterprise Edition: Securing APIs at Runtime

Catch this keynote preview of VMware Tanzu Service Mesh Enterprise Edition at VMworld 2021. APIs can introduce exposure for your applications at runtime. Tanzu Service Mesh Enterprise Edition is designed to help you reduce this runtime risk through visibility, secure policies, and root cause analysis.