K8s done right Part 2: Istio service Mesh

In this second article, I suggest to explore further two simple helm chart for getting a bit more inside K8s.



Loki is a horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus. It is designed to be very cost effective and easy to operate. It does not index the contents of the logs, but rather a set of labels for each log stream.

The Loki project was started at Grafana Labs in 2018, and announced at KubeCon Seattle. Loki is released under the AGPLv3 license

To install Grafana+Loki follow the instruction depicted here: the install will teach you how to use helm charts dependency too, so please take time to download the loki chart and study it


This article will teach you istio basics.