After a couple decades on-call, Karen has developed a phobia of not getting enough sleep. She spends her spare time rendering puns in yarn, learning obscure fiber crafts, and tripping over cats.
Karen also has a blog, where she shares techniques, stories, and rants about running web services using DevOps principles, The Nightmare Before DevOps.
The Istio service mesh promises to solve or ease many of the pain points around scaling and securing microservice architectures by giving key tools to make your Kubernetes cluster deployments play nice with each other, but getting some applications to play nice with Istio can be its own major challenge. For those considering Istio or who want to be on the lookout for pitfalls when starting adoption, this talk will highlight possible roadblocks to your move to Istio and offer both short-term workarounds and long-term fixes to reduce headaches and make sure you can get the most out of Istio at any stage.