Cloud Native FM: Fresh Service Mesh Updates & Linkerd Production Best Practices

August 18, 2022

In this CloudNative.FM episode, Saim chats with William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant, about Linkerd and all things service mesh. They cover everything from William's thoughts on latency to operational cost (both dollar amount and human costs), Linkerd's origin story, to its evolution. You'll hear about essential design decisions, including why Linkerd's data plane is written in Rust while the control plane is written in Go, and, finally, they'll discuss the importance of service mesh security.