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Another great KubeCon for Linkerd!

This year’s KubeCon in sunny Valencia was once again full of amazing Linkerd news! The CNCF’s service mesh micro-survey showed Linkerd usage skyrocketing, with 73% using or planning to use Linkerd in the next year. The world’s lightest, fastest, most secure service mesh is now fully managed. And …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Jun 7, 2022

William Morgan

William Morgan

Jun 7, 2022

eBPF, sidecars, and the future of the service mesh

eBPF is cool technology with a lot to offer the cloud native world. It’s been a popular choice for the CNI layer of Kubernetes clusters thanks to projects like Cilium. Service meshes like Linkerd are often deployed with CNI layers like Cilium, combining Linkerd’s powerful L7 processing with Cilium’s …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

May 15, 2022

Teaming up to help deliver more meals to Ukraine

Why not do good while learning about cloud native tech? Cockroach Labs, Fairwinds, Pulumi, and Jetstack, have teamed up to donate $2 for each virtual booth visitor to World Central Kitchen (WCK), a non-profit committed to providing meals in response to humanitarian crises. Working with restaurants …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

May 4, 2022

Announcing fully managed Linkerd with Buoyant Cloud

Today we’re happy to announce something really exciting: the introduction of fully managed Linkerd to Buoyant Cloud. This means that if you’re using Linkerd, Buoyant Cloud will now be able to automate your Linkerd upgrades, installations, rollbacks, trust anchor rotations, data plane version sync, …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Apr 7, 2022

Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2022

Yep, it’s that time of the year again. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2022 is just around the corner and it’s packed with great Linkerd content! Whether you’re joining in person or virtually, there’s lots to watch and learn. To ensure you don’t miss all those delightful nuggets of Linkerd goodness, we …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Apr 6, 2022

Announcing KubeCrash — crash courses on cloud native tech

The new virtual event for KubeCon “timezone-left-behinds” Are you a KubeCon nerd in the Americas who loves to attend KubeCon sessions but can’t go to Valencia this year? We have a consolation prize for you. During KubeCon EU, we are launching KubeCrash, a new virtual event featuring live crash …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Feb 3, 2022

The State of the Service Mesh: A KubeCon NA 2021 perspective

Last year was a landmark one for the service mesh. Linkerd attained CNCF graduated status, introduced traffic policy, and publicly powered companies like Microsoft and HEB. At KubeCon Los Angeles in November, we conducted a simple survey of attendees to understand the nature of their service mesh …

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Daniel Bryant

Daniel Bryant

Jan 26, 2022

End-to-end encryption with Emissary Ingress and Linkerd

Securing data in transit and at rest is essential — developers and operators are equally aware of that. Yet, breaches within high-profile companies seem to occur almost daily. Why is that? For once, securing data is a really hard process and the question of who’s responsible for what is not always …

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Charles Pretzer

Charles Pretzer

Jan 20, 2022

This is the Way (to run Linkerd on OpenShift 4)

One of the core goals for Linkerd is to “just work”. This includes running on any modern distribution of Kubernetes. For most Kubernetes environments, that means you don’t have to do anything special to run Linkerd. But OpenShift is a lot more than just vanilla Kubernetes, so we have to make a few …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Jan 11, 2022

Announcing Buoyant's Service Mesh Academy

Hands-on, Engineer-focused Training from the Creators of Linkerd Today, we are very excited to announce the launch of Buoyant’s Service Mesh Academy, a hands-on training series designed to provide free education for software engineers around the world on the critical topic of the service mesh. The …

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