Consul is a well-known and widely used service discovery mechanism. Wish has standardized on using Consul for quite some time. And although Kubernetes has a built-in service discovery mechanism, Wish wants to continue to use Consul as its primary service discovery mechanism. Thomas Jackson explains how Wish is leveraging Kubernetes and integrating it with its infrastructure.
This session is sponsored by Wish.
Thomas Jackson is the head of core and data infrastructure at Wish, where he’s responsible for online serving infrastructure (service discovery, container orchestration, databases, etc.). In his decade-plus of experience in information technology, he’s cultivated a specialty in high-performance, distributed, and reliable systems. Among his accomplishments, he was the founding member of the traffic SRE team at LinkedIn, where he built and scaled the company’s edge infrastructure.
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