The Service Mesh: It’s About Traffic

Oliver Gould talks about the Linkerd project, a service mesh hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, to give operators control over the traffic between their microservices. He shares the lessons they’ve learned helping dozens of organizations get to production with Linkerd and how they’ve applied these lessons to tackle complexity with Linkerd. Source: infoq

Linkerd or Istio?

This week I set out to write a post comparing Istio and Linkerd, and I told myself: I’m going to create tables comparing features, and it’s going to be great and people will love and the world will be happier for a few seconds. I promised myself It was going to be a fair comparison […]

Announcing Linkerd 2.1

Today we’re very happy to announce the release of Linkerd 2.1. This is our first stable update to 2.0, and introduces a host of goodies, including per-route metrics, service profiles, and a vastly improved dashboard UI. We’ve also added a couple exciting experimental features: proxy auto-injection, single namespace installs, and a high-availability mode for the […]

Debugging Node Services in Kubernetes With Linkerd 2.0

Node is one of the most popular languages for microservices. With the rise of Kubernetes, increasingly, Node developers are being asked to deploy their services to a Kubernetes cluster. But what’s required to safely deploy and run Node services on Kubernetes? In this post, we focus on one specific, but vital, component: how do I […]