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We have 26+ Kubernetes clusters across several Azure regions, each with 50+ microservices and 700 to 1,000 pods ... We were able to secure traffic between 22k pods with zero-config mTLS...[and] thanks to Linkerd...we are saving valuable engineering hours, which translates into more time...to focus on feature work.
Linkerd opened the door to introducing canary analysis to our CI/CD pipeline... [With] the Flagger operator, we could progressively increase traffic to new deployments while monitoring live metrics available in Linkerd. This drove our change failure rate to less than 5% while maintaining our on-demand deployments.
We had just begun conversations with Barclays and needed to prove we could scale to meet their needs. Linkerd gave us the confidence to adopt a scalable cloud-based infrastructure knowing it would be reliable — any network instability was now handled by Linkerd.
Because of Linkerd, we’ve been able to easily increase the platform capacity by over 10x, reduce operating costs, and better hit our availability targets—while continuing to iterate on our business differentiators.
We started with Linkerd and it turned out to be so easy to get started that we gave up on evaluating the other two — we loved it from the get-go. Within hours of stumbling over it online, we had deployed it on our dev environment. Three more days and it was up and running on our new service running in production.
24x7 on call, training, architectural review, production runbooks, and more straight from the creators of the service mesh. No vendor lock-in, no enterprise add-ons, just open source support.
24x7 on call, training, architectural review, production runbooks, and more straight from the creators of the service mesh. No vendor lock-in, no enterprise add-ons, just open source support.LEARN MORE
May 12, 2023
The Open Service Mesh (OSM) project announced it will be archived as its maintainers are moving to work on the Istio service mesh – and OSM’s lip service to Istio suggested its users follow suit. This move represents both the complexity and competitive nature of the service mesh market.
April 11, 2023
New release introduces dynamic request routing, circuit breaking, automated health monitoring, vulnerability alerts, proxy upgrade assistance, and FIPS compatibility for government users
April 11, 2023
Open source enthusiasts who once scrutinized the Linkerd service mesh are slowly being replaced by corporate clients with more specific needs, Buoyant CEO explains.