The Linkerd-proxy—an Overview and Intro to Rust
Ever wondered how the Linkerd2-proxy looks like under the hood? In her live stream, Linkerd maintainer Eliza Weisman gives you a tour of the codebase. Tune in for:
- A crash course in Rust syntax for newcomers
- An overview of what the Linkerd proxy does
- An introduction to the proxy’s architecture, its core abstractions, and the libraries it depends on (including Tokio and Tower)
- A Q&A from the audience, including a discussion of how Linkerd’s layer-7 load-balancing differs from traditional layer 4 load balancers
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