How does Shopify routes Traffic?
A short read — https://shopify.engineering/mobius-shopify-unified-edge
What is the Problem?
- The traffic could be ingress from multiple sources.
- Edge could support a few types of applications only.
- It was hard to onboard a new service to the edge.
- Observability of overall traffic was missing or incomplete.
What’s an Edge?
The edge is a boundary between external traffic and internal cluster