Containers are fantastic enablers for cloud-native journeys. Containerized architecture has paved the way for enhanced scalability and flexibility in applications. As an increasing number of applications are being developed with or migrated to micro-services/container architecture, it has led to the proliferation of services.
A Dockerfile contains all the commands you can call on a command line to assemble an image. Docker build can build images by reading the instructions from a Dockerfile. The creation of the Dockerfile is manual, and it’s challenging to remember attributes/objects. Roost, which does everything through policies and standard templates, makes it extremely easy to create these Dockerfiles with its unique Drag n Drop feature.
Service mesh in the Kubernetes ecosystem is a sidecar container running with your application/primary container. Using this, you can observe and manage the service-to-service interaction independently of the primary containers.
As more and more applications are being built with many tiny services on Kubernetes, it is contributing to the growing interest in Service Mesh products. Istio, Linkerd, and Consul Connect are some of the popular open-source options. In this article, we will see how easy it is to integrate Istio or Linkerd on Roost.
Roost gives your development team a multi-node Kubernetes environment on their local systems (Mac, Windows, and Ubuntu). Roost SaaS Control Plane, with its unique Left-Shifted Enterprise Policies, allows you to create teams and define cluster policies/configuration, enabling a consistent and production-like development experience for your team. At the same time, Roost allows you have these development clusters on-prem or in the cloud.