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Buoyant And Benchmark

Buoyant and Benchmark

  • July 11, 2017

Today, Oliver and I are happy to announce that Buoyant has raised Series A financing from Benchmark Capital, with Peter Fenton joining the board of directors. (Read the full press release.)…

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What’s A Service Mesh? And Why Do I Need One?

What’s a service mesh? And why do I need one?

  • April 25, 2017

tl;dr: A service mesh is a dedicated infrastructure layer for making service-to-service communication safe, fast, and reliable. If you’re building a cloud native application, you need a service mesh! Over…

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Announcing One Hundred Billion Production Requests!

Announcing one hundred billion production requests!

  • March 7, 2017

We’re happy to announce that, one year after version 0.1.0 was released, Linkerd has processed over 100 billion production requests in companies around the world. Happy birthday, Linkerd! Let’s take a look at all…

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Linkerd Joins The Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Linkerd Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

  • January 23, 2017

Cross-posted on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation blog. Today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept linkerd as its fifth hosted project, alongside Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing and Fluentd. Linkerd is an open source,…

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Linkerd 0.8.4 Released

Linkerd 0.8.4 released

  • December 6, 2016

We’re happy to announce that we’ve released linkerd 0.8.4! With this release, two important notes. First, Kubernetes and Consul support are now officially production-grade features—high time coming, since they’re actually already…

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Linkerd: Twitter-style Operability For Microservices

linkerd: Twitter-style Operability for Microservices

  • February 18, 2016

How do you operate modern, cloud-native applications at scale? What problems arise in practice, and how are they addressed? What is actually required to run a cloud-native, microservices-based application under high-volume and…

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