Trends Report

With Microservices, A Service Mesh Helps Developers Focus On The Business

Diverse Hybrid Microservice Patterns Will Drive Service Mesh Specialization

February 8th, 2022
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Will McKeon-White , Sandy Carielli , Andre Kindness , Sarah Morana , Zachary Stone , Kara Hartig

Summary

Microservices provide application modularity and deployment flexibility, building agility for innovation and rapid response to digital disruption. But distributed systems are hard, and microservices are harder. Service meshes help by reducing the amount of code that development teams must write. To guide development pros in planning their move to a service mesh, this report outlines the major benefits and complexities of a mesh, key solution architecture issues to address, and emerging dynamics within the service mesh space.

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