single point of failure (SPOF)
A single point of failure (SPOF) is a part of a system which is critital to the health of the system and which cannot tolerate a failure. SPOFs are undesirable in any system with a goal of high availability or reliability. In distributed systems, every components must be replicated as well as the data and the state stored inside.
Categories: Cloud Computing, Containers Orchestration, Open Source Summit Europe 2017 | Tags: Mesos, CNCF, DNS, Encryption, GRPC, Istio, Kubernetes, Linkerd, Micro Services, MITM, Proxy, Service Mesh, SSL/TLS, SPOF
Back in the days, applications were monolithic and we could use an IP address to access a service. With virtual machines (VM), multiple hosts started to appear on the same machine with multiple apps…
By David WORMS
Nov 14, 2017