Rootconf Delhi edition

Rootconf Delhi edition

On network engineering, infrastructure automation and DevOps



Mamta Jha


Monitoring and Securing your Kubernetes Apps with Istio

Submitted Aug 8, 2019

Istio is an open source independent service mesh which hepls us securing and monitoring our applications on a Kubernetes cluster.
I will discuss the benefits of using Istio with a kubernetes deployment.

Key takeways: Benefits of Istio and how to use it for monitoring and securing Kubernetes applications.


Basics of Kuberenetes

  • Microservices communication using services
  • Creating Kuberenets Cluster and deploying a sample app
  • Overview
  • Understanding Service Mesh
  • Features offered
  • How to setup
  • Deploy secured application using Istio
  • Use Istio to monitor the application status


A laptop to perform hands-on.

Speaker bio

I am Mamta Jha. With 15 years of industry experience and in that 6 years in is Cloud and DevOps. I am presently working with DigitalOcean as a Senior Developer Advocate. I have delivered more than 50 Kubernetes workshops with various MNC in my previous role as a Trainer. In my past job I have been a Corporate trainer delivering AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, Docker and various other DevOps technologies trainings, workshops and have been a Red Hat Certified Instructor too.

I have strong technical hands on background in architecting and designing cloud, DevOps and Automation based solutions. My core competency is in architecting solutions around Kubernetes, DevOps, Data Science and ML services.

• Experienced in migrating, deploying and managing cluster of containers using various Orchestration tools.
• Designed/Migrate large & complex applications for various clients.
• Passionate about Automating Configuration Management with Ansible/Chef and setting up Kubernetes cluster either on on-Prem or cloud
• Experienced in architecting and implementing DevOps E2E solutions, implementing the complete CI/CD pipeline for clients and also implement DevOps in Cloud using various tools.

Certification: RHCE RHEL 7, RHCE OpenStack, OpenShift, Ansible, Chef, Docker and Google Cloud.


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