When you use
AWS App Mesh with Kubernetes, you manage App Mesh resources, such as
virtual services and
virtual nodes, that align to Kubernetes resources, such as
You also add the App Mesh sidecar container images to Kubernetes pod specifications.
This tutorial guides you through the installation of the following open source components that automatically complete these tasks for you when you work with Kubernetes resources:
The controller watches for creation, modification, and deletion of the custom resources and makes changes to the corresponding App Mesh mesh, virtual service (including virtual router and route), and virtual node resources through the App Mesh API. To learn more or contribute to the controller, see the GitHub project.