Tuesday, November 19 • 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Running Istio and Kubernetes On-prem at Yahoo Scale - Suresh Visvanathan & Mrunmayi Dhume, Verizon

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At Yahoo!, there are 18+ production grade Kubernetes(K8s) clusters and my team operates one of the largest on-prem K8s clusters handling 150K+ containers, 500+ applications and serving 1Million+ request per second. Mission critical Applications, such as Yahoo! Sports/Finance/Home are deployed and enabled by K8s/Istio platforms. The journey started 2 years ago as a ‘proof of concept’ with K8s and signing up for ‘early engagement program’ with Istio team to adopt Istio/Envoy to modernize our stack and move towards micro service architecture. During this journey, 1.Build Identity platform which provide unique identity for workloads 2.Enabled workload with sidecar envoy proxy and integrated with in-house Custom CA & RBAC for authN/Z 3. Build tools to manage both Istio & K8s cluster at scale.This talk will detail how K8s and Istio/Envoy used to deploy/secure/connect workloads @ Yahoo Scale.


Suresh Visvanathan

Sr Architect, Verizon Media
Suresh Visvanathan, Sr Architect, has over 13 years of experience in IT and Software. Suresh’s current responsibilities include the architecture, vision, strategy and design of cloud platform as-a-service (PaaS). Suresh has been architecting solutions and building products around... Read More →

Mrunmayi Dhume

Senior Software Engineer, Verizon Media
Mrunmayi Dhume is a Senior Software Engineer in the Core Platforms team at Verizon Media. She is part of the team responsible for providing an L3/L4 routing solution at Verizon Media and leads the design and implementation of the routing layer and Identity Provider system components... Read More →

Tuesday November 19, 2019 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom Sec 20AB - San Diego Convention Center Upper Level