Configuration as Data, GitOps and multi-cluster: the key to successful service-mesh adoption

Track: Cloud Infrastructure

GitOps is a way to define workflows for declarative configuration using Git and leveraging controllers to reconcile state. If the entire state of a system can be driven from Git, does it matter which controllers exist if the end state eventually converges correctly? It does matter.

Christian Posta

Christian Posta (@christianposta) is VP, Global Field CTO at He is well known in the cloud-native community for being an author (Istio in Action, Microservices for Java Developers), blogger, speaker, and open-source contributor to various open-source projects in the service mesh and cloud-native ecosystem.