Icon Concepts

Learn about the different parts of the Istio system and the abstractions it uses.

What is Istio?

Introduces Istio, the problems it solves, its high-level architecture and design goals.

Traffic Management

Describes the various Istio features focused on traffic routing and control.


Describes Istio's authorization and authentication functionality.

Policies and Telemetry

Describes the policy enforcement and telemetry mechanisms.

Performance and Scalability

Introduces Performance and Scalability methodology, results and best practices for Istio components.