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DO328

Building Resilient Microservices with Istio and Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh

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Course description

Control, manage, trace, monitor, and test your microservices with Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh

Building Resilient Microservices with Istio and Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh (DO328) teaches students installation, service monitoring, service management, and service resilience of Red Hat OpenShift® Service Mesh.

Openshift created an enterprise-ready, multi-tenant platform that made deploying and scaling microservice applications efficient and easily repeatable. But as these architectures become larger and more complex, defining how these services interact with each other becomes increasingly difficult. Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh comprises 3 products—Istio, Jaeger, and Kiali—that facilitate service interaction management, provide service tracing, and create a visual representation of communication pathways.

This course is based on Red Hat OpenShift® Container Platform 4.4 and Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh 1.1.

Course content summary

  • Install Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh on an OpenShift cluster.
  • Apply release strategies by controlling service traffic.
  • Build service resilience with load balancing and failovers.
  • Test service resilience with chaos testing.
  • Enforce service security.
  • Observe, measure, and trace network traffic with OpenShift Service Mesh.

Audience for this course

This course is designed for developers who want to deploy and scale microservices applications.

Prerequisites for this course

Outline

Outline for this course

Introduce Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh
Describe the basic concepts of microservice architecture and OpenShift Service Mesh.
Observe a service mesh
Trace and visualize an OpenShift Service Mesh with Jaeger and Kiali.
Control service traffic
Manage and route traffic with OpenShift Service Mesh.
Release applications with OpenShift Service Mesh
Release applications with canary and mirroring release strategies.
Test service resilience with chaos testing
Gauge the resiliency of an OpenShift Service Mesh with chaos testing.
Build resilient services
Use OpenShift Service Mesh strategies to create resilient services.
Secure an OpenShift Service Mesh
Encrypt and secure services in your application with OpenShift Service Mesh.
Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, contact one of our Red Hatters..

Outcomes

Impact on the organization

Employing microservice architectures with OpenShift and OpenShift Service Mesh enable organizations to improve application resilience and scalability, while decreasing developer overhead. Teams can reduce time to market and improve insights into their microservice architecture by being able to visualize and trace data flow throughout their applications. With these insights, organizations can optimally allocate resources and quickly identify defects in specific microservices applications.

Red Hat has created this course in a way intended to benefit our customers, but each company and infrastructure is unique, and actual results or benefits may vary.

Impact on the individual

You can use the concepts in this course to simplify service interactions and manage them efficiently. You will learn how to install and configure OpenShift Service Mesh to define, monitor, and manage service interaction within microservice architectures. This course is intended to illustrate the ease of OpenShift Service Mesh’s “sidecar” approach and to highlight the product’s benefits of service resilience and monitoring.

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