Istio-operator feature comparison
The Calisti team actively maintains its fully upstream-compatible Istio distribution and several open-source projects and integrations that serve as the basis for Cisco Service Mesh Manager. From the perspective of Istio management, the Calisti team maintains the following:
- The Istio operator is an open source project, which is the core component involved in Istio control plane and gateway lifecycle management for Cisco Service Mesh Manager.
- Cisco Service Mesh Manager is a commercial product that includes all the features mentioned in this guide, enterprise support, and optionally integration support for customer environments.
|Istio operator||Cisco Service Mesh Manager|
|Multiple gateways support||✓||✓|
|Multi cluster support||needs some manual steps||fully automatic|
|Service Level Objectives||✓|
|Live access logs||✓|
|Istio traffic management||✓|