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Linkerd is Apester’s ‘Safety Net’ Against Cascading Failure
Apester is an interactive content platform that allows anyone to easily and freely create, embed and share interactive, and related content items (polls, trivia, etc.) into posts and articles, in a matter of seconds. Or Elimelech, a site reliability engineer (SRE) at Apester, adopted Linkerd to shorten Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) by a factor of 2 and process 20 billion requests per month with no timeouts. Elimelech shared the challenges and benefits of rebuilding Apester’s infrastructure on GKE, Kubernetes, Linkerd, Prometheus, and Flagger so they could introduce DevOps automation and service availability to process billions of monthly requests.
GV leads $10 Million round to further Linkerd's disruption
San Francisco, CA – March 14, 2019 – Buoyant, creator of the popular open source service mesh Linkerd, today announced that GV (formerly Google Ventures) and existing investors Benchmark and A.Capital have invested $10 million to further Linkerd’s disruption of industry heavyweights in the service mesh space. This investment will be used to further propel Linkerd’s feature velocity and community growth, and brings the total amount raised by Buoyant to over $24 million.
Buoyant Announces $10.5 Million Series A Financing Led by Benchmark Capital to Accelerate Enterprise Migration to the Cloud
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (Globenewswire — July 11, 2017) — Buoyant, the company behind the popular open source Linkerd project and creator of the new “service mesh” category of cloud infrastructure software, today announced the close of $10.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Benchmark Capital, with additional participation from #Angels, a female-led investment group of current and former Twitter executives. Also joining the round were previous investors A.