State of the Art Edge Router: Simplicity and Automation


This talk introduces Traefik, an open source edge router which is used as a dynamic reverse proxy. Simplicity and automation are key concepts, so developers don’t waste time configuring or renewing SSL certificates. Traefik removes the need to update routing configurations by interfacing to backends such as Kubernetes, Docker, Mesos, and Consul, providing dynamic configuration.


We will define what an edge router, a reverse proxy and a load-balancer are. Then we’ll present the concepts and features of Traefik and how to use it. Finally, we’ll dig deeper and show how we made Traefik distributed, scalable and fault tolerant.

Ballroom B
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 16:30 to 17:30