Tuesday, November 19 • 4:25pm - 5:00pm
Panel: Is Service Mesh Ready for Edge-Native Applications? - Wendy Cartee, Ramki Krishnan, VMware; Srini Addepalli, Intel; Parveen Patel, Google; & Ravi Chunduru, Verizon

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Edge deployments, in contrast to large public clouds, pose interesting demands since they are physically insecure & capacity constrained. Also, Edge Computing Apps such as AR-VR, have low-latency characteristics with RTT typically few msec and pose further demands to edge deployments.

Edge Computing Apps like to use Service Meshes (SM) such as Istio/Envoy, Linkerd etc. to offload infrastructure related activities such as security.

In this panel, we first examine the unique challenges in using SM technologies for Edge Computing Apps - especially the additional latency and resource usage to due to Kernel Networking. Next, we will explore software techniques such as Kernel Bypass, QUIC as an alternative to TCP/IP etc. to alleviate the performance bottlenecks introduced by SM technologies including early results. Last, we will touch upon hardware acceleration techniques for the above.

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Ramki Krishnan

Lead Technologist, Open Source, VMware
Ramki, with 20+ years of industry experience, has a deep understanding of various technologies and strong business acumen to lead and transform innovation into customer-winning products. Currently, at VMware, he is responsible for Telco/Enterprise open source technology vision, strategy... Read More →
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Wendy Cartee

Senior Director of Marketing, VMware
Wendy Cartee is senior director of product marketing for service mesh, cloud and container networking at VMware. She works on products and open source projects to drive enterprise user adoption. Wendy has been in open source for over a decade and helped form the Linux Foundation’s... Read More →
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Srinivasa Addepalli

Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
Srini Addepalli is a Sr. Principal Engineer in NEX/NPG business unit of Intel Corporation. He is one of the principal architects of networking, security & Edge technologies for the Network Function Virtualization/Containerization (NFV/NFC) and Software Defined Networks (SDN). Srini... Read More →
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Ravi Chunduru

Associate Fellow, Verizon
Ravi Chunduru is a Senior Architect at Verizon responsible for Product strategy and thought leadership in the domain of Virtual Network Services and MEC solutions. Ravi has been a key player in conceptualizing and delivering various products at Verizon such as VNS Application Edge... Read More →
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Parveen Patel

Senior Director Engineering, Google Cloud
Parveen Patel is Senior Director of Engineering at Google Cloud. Parveen leads the Host Networking team responsible for building high-performance networking and distributed systems. These systems enable a wide range of Google workloads such as Google Search and Ads, YouTube and Google... Read More →

Tuesday November 19, 2019 4:25pm - 5:00pm PST
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level
  Service Mesh