Mizu — Kubernetes Traffic Viewer

Bruno Teixeira
7 min readMay 2, 2022

Introduction

Mizu (water in Japanese) is a relatively new tool that is making some waves in the Kubernetes universe. It was open sourced by UP9 and it claims the following:

Think of TCPDump and Wireshark reinvented for Kubernetes with multi-protocol and TLS support.

Which is a very bold claim!

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Bruno Teixeira

Principal Cloud Engineer with a distributed system’s background, a passion for working with the bleeding edge and an unhealthy obsession for automation.