A variety of fully working example uses for Istio that you can experiment with.

Bookinfo Application

Deploys a sample application composed of four separate microservices used to demonstrate various Istio features.

Bookinfo with a Virtual Machine

Run the Bookinfo application with a MySQL service running on a virtual machine within your mesh.

Learn Microservices using Kubernetes and Istio

This modular tutorial provides new users with hands-on experience using Istio for common microservices scenarios, one step at a time.