Istio

Fission and Istio Integration

Tutorial for how to integrate Fission with Istio

ta-ching chen

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Introduction

Fission is a framework for serverless functions on Kubernetes. Istio is an open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservice announced by Google, IBM and Lyft. It makes sense to combine them together to provide user more powerful functionalities.

Since this is the very first step for fission to integrate with Istio, there are still couple problems need to be solved. For those interested in trying to integrate fission with istio, following is the set up tutorial.

Test Environment

  • Google Kubernetes Engine: 1.8.4-gke.0 alpha cluster

Set Up

Create Kubernetes v1.8+ alpha cluster

Enable both RBAC & initializer features on kubernetes cluster.

$ gcloud container clusters create istio-demo \
    --enable-kubernetes-alpha \
    --machine-type=n1-standard-2 \
    --num-nodes=1 \
    --no-enable-legacy-authorization \
    --zone=<ZONE> \
    --cluster-version=1.8.4-gke.0