Case Studies

Tuya Smart’s Implementation of an Enterprise-level Istio in Production

An Istio use case of Tuya Smart.


As the most active service mesh project at present, Istio provides numerous capabilities, including traffic management, security, and observability. Each capability is necessary for the management, operation, and maintenance of services. Istio’s extensive capabilities also bring certain challenges to the operation and maintenance of complex systems. In terms of its capabilities and future scalability, Istio reimagines service management, bringing about new opportunities along with challenges.

Tuya Smart currently uses Istio control plane version 1.5.0 for its front-end business, allowing access to the Istio control plane by over 700 services and 1,100 pod instances that are responsible for the traffic control and capacity support of the largest business cluster at the front-end of Tuya Smart.

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Case Studies, Istio

How NetEase Qingzhou Enables Microservices Architecture Evolution with Istio

Author Fei Pei is a senior architect at NetEase Qingzhou.

In a company with diverse internet businesses like NetEase, each business has its own unique choice of microservices tech stack and system architecture based on their business nature and team composition. While this might seem harmless at the initial stage of business development, as the businesses grow, the business scale, level of complexity, and team composition will vary.

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Case Studies, Istio

How Coohom Uses Istio to Integrate a New Serverless System into its Existing Self-developed Java System

Coohom successfully launched its home cloud design platform based on the core technology of distributed parallel computing and multimedia data mining. The platform is committed to the research and development of cloud rendering, cloud design, BIM, VR, AR, AI, and other technologies, in order to achieve the experience of “What You See Is What You Get”. It is a SAAS cloud software service platform that generates a design plan in 5 minutes, a rendering in 10 seconds, and a VR plan with a single click.

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Case Studies, Istio

An Istio-based Traffic Management Use Case of eBay

As a centralized cloud platform, Kubernetes manages multiple heterogeneous applications, including online services, big data, and backend searches. The number of clusters reaches up to the hundreds. In large clusters, thousands of microservices and hundreds of thousands of pods are run in a single cluster. Needless to say, different types of applications have different traffic management needs. The question then arises: how do we address these different needs with a centralized model? In fact, this is the biggest challenge that eBay has been seeking to tackle for years.

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Case Studies, Events, Istio, Security

DevSecOps with Istio and open source projects pushed DoD development forward 100 years

Tetrate’s Zack Butcher’s recent AMA with the United States Air Force Chief Software Officer, Nicolas Chaillan highlighted some significant achievements as a result of the Department of Defense’s move to Open source technology and DevSecOps. Platform One is a group of Air Force software developers that build and secure technology tools used across the DoD, as part of the Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative. Tetrate is a partner DoD is working with, on their journey to modernization.

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Case Studies, Envoy Proxy & GetEnvoy, Events, Istio, Open Source, Tetrate

Tetrate highlights from KubeCon San Diego: Istio, Envoy, and a brownfield to greenfield use case

Going to KubeCon San Diego? Visit us at Booth SE65.

KubeCon is just 2 weeks away, and Tetrate is excited to be sending our engineers, including top Istio and Envoy contributors. Look for the newly released Istio roadmap, Istio Up and Running, by Lee Calcote and our own Zack Butcher. And stop by and ask us anything about bridging legacy with cloud native.

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Case Studies, Istio, Tetrate

Case Study: Tetrate Resolves the Complexities of NAV’s Transition to Istio

About the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV)

The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV) is the government directorate responsible for implementing Norway’s welfare model, with services ranging from child benefits to pensions. NAV is responsible for distributing a third of Norway’s national budget. In five years, it’s estimated that 95% of the Norwegian population will be covered by one of NAV’s services.

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