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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

Alejandro Pedraza

Alejandro Pedraza

Dec 14, 2021

Go directly to namespace jail: Locking down network traffic between Kubernetes namespaces

How do you restrict network traffic between namespaces in a Kubernetes cluster? Whether you’re running a multi-tenant cluster with strict isolation guarantees or simply want to introduce a layer of control, locking down namespaces within a cluster is a common desire for Kubernetes operators. In this …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Oct 10, 2021

Teaming up to empower young women of color in tech at KubeCon NA

Why not do good while learning about cloud native tech? Ambassador Labs, Jetstack, Civo, Weaveworks, Codefresh, and Buoyant have teamed up to donate $2 for each virtual booth visitor* to Black Girls Code, a non-profit committed to closing the opportunity gap for girls and women of color in the tech …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

Sep 21, 2021

Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021

Yep, it’s that time of the year again. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021 is just around the corner! Whether you’re joining in person or virtually, you can expect lots of great content and fun activities! This year you’ll find our team at three booths: the Buoyant booth (SU 6) in the expo hall, the …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

Jun 30, 2021

Announcing Buoyant Cloud

The best way to run Linkerd in mission-critical environments We’ve spent the past five years making Linkerd not just faster and lighter, but simpler to operate than any other service mesh. Today, we’re excited to announce the next step in that journey: the public beta of Buoyant Cloud, our managed …

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Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

May 24, 2021

Emissary and Linkerd: The best of both worlds

Getting the best of both worlds Today we’re going to learn about how to combine Emissary ingress (formerly known as the Ambassador API Gateway) with Linkerd to build a scalable system that combines the context-aware routing of Emissary with the observability and security of Linkerd. Emissary is a …

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Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

May 13, 2021

KubeCon EU 2021 Wrap Up

What a conference. This year’s Kubecon + CloudNativeCon EU was the most Linkerd-heavy KubeCon yet, with double-digit talks, tons of buzz, and huge amounts of general excitement around the CNCF’s most popular service mesh. One remarkable thing was the sheer number of talks from Linkerd end users. …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

Apr 21, 2021

Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021 Virtual is just around the corner with an absolutely stellar lineup of Linkerd content from around the globe. This might be the most Linkerd-heavy KubeCon yet—a clear indication of the tremendous momentum behind Linkerd. As always, there are tons of user stories …

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Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

Apr 8, 2021

Does Linkerd mesh with GitOps?

Hello folks and welcome! Today we’re going to talk about GitOps and how it relates to the Linkerd service mesh. GitOps is a buzzy topic, and that’s in no small part because it can have a really positive impact on teams working with Kubernetes. Teams that have established effective GitOps pipelines …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

Feb 10, 2021

Announcing Buoyant's Linkerd Production Runbook

Today, we’re happy to announce that we’ve published our Linkerd Production Runbook, freely available to all. As every SRE knows, the “runbook” for a system is where you capture all the hard-earned advice for operating the system in production. Our Linkerd Production Runbook is a distillation of …

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Risha Mars

Risha Mars

Jan 11, 2021

Kubernetes observability with a service mesh

In this article we’re going to show you how to accomplish a basic Kubernetes observability task: getting “golden metrics” (or “golden signals”) from the applications running on your Kubernetes cluster. We’ll do this without changing any code or doing any configuration by installing Linkerd, an open …

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