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Making Things Faster By Adding More Steps

Making Things Faster by Adding More Steps

  • January 31, 2017

The development of distributed systems is full of strange paradoxes. The reasoning we develop as engineers working on a single computer can break down in unexpected ways when applied to…

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,…

HTTP/2, GRPC And Linkerd

HTTP/2, gRPC and Linkerd

  • January 10, 2017

In March 2016 at Kubecon EU, I gave my my first public talk on Linkerd. At the end of this talk, like most of the other 20+ talks I gave in…

Slow Cooker: Load Testing For Tough Software

Slow Cooker: Load testing for tough software

  • December 9, 2016

Linkerd, our service mesh for cloud-native applications, needs to handle very high volumes of production traffic over extended periods of time. In this post, we’ll describe the load testing strategies…

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…