The VMware Tanzu Service Mesh Concepts documentation provides conceptual information for VMware Tanzu™ Service Mesh™, built on VMware NSX®.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for the following audiences:

  • DevOps engineers, site reliability engineers (SREs), and platform operators who want to use Tanzu Service Mesh to deploy and manage cloud-native microservices applications across clusters, clouds, and platforms.

  • Application developers and service owners who want to use Tanzu Service Mesh to accelerate application development.

  • Security engineers, SecOps engineers, and compliance owners who want to use Tanzu Service Mesh to configure user- and data-centric security policies for their microservices applications and benefit from security analytics and compliance capabilities of the product.

The information is written for platform operators and application developers who have a basic understanding of Kubernetes and are familiar with container deployment concepts and service mesh concepts.