Integrating a Spring Boot Application into an Istio Service Mesh

Microservice architectures are experiencing a surge of popularity and with the release of Service Mesh frameworks like Istio, they should be easier to manage and secure in the long run. One of the needs I have seen from our customers is converting their existing monolithic applications into microservices and running in a service mesh. There are patterns for migrating to microservcies, such as the strangler pattern, but getting the microservcies into an Istio service mesh can be a daunting task. A lot of monolithic applications are written in Java…