Integrating a Spring Boot Application into an Istio Service Mesh

Paul Klinker
7 min readMay 14, 2020

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…

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Paul Klinker

Paul is a Principal Engineer at ManTech specializing in DevOps and enterprise software development.