Buoyant Cloud automates, maintains, and monitors your open source Linkerd deployment, right on your very own clusters. Learn more →
The world's fastest, lightest service mesh.
Built for engineers who value simplicity.
Zero trust security for any Kubernetes application
Mutual TLS for strong encryption and workload identity
Instant service health metrics for all HTTP and gRPC calls
Traffic shaping, retries, timeouts, and more.
Secure multi-cluster communication, even across clouds
100% open source, CNCF graduated-tier project
Trusted in production around the planet
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.
Eli Goldberg, Platform Engineer Lead
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.
Steve Gray, Head of Trading Solutions at Entertain
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. This, in turn, allowed us to agree to a latency and success-rate-based SLA. Linkerd was the right place in the stack for us to monitor internal SLOs and track the performance of our software stack,
Mark Swarbrick, Head of Infrastructure at Bink