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Aug 24

Buoyant, creator of the widely-used open source Linkerd service mesh, today announced the release of Linkerd 2.12, which introduces route-based authorization policies, support for the Kubernetes Gateway API, access logging, and much more.

May 4

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2022 — Buoyant, creator of the widely-used open source Linkerd service mesh, today introduced “fully managed” Linkerd functionality to Buoyant Cloud, the company’s cloud-based service mesh management tool. This new feature set allows Linkerd adopters to treat the popular …

Mar 9

New update provides critical cross-cluster, zero-touch application failover for Kubernetes environments SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2022 — Buoyant, creator of the widely-used open source Linkerd service mesh and of the Buoyant Cloud managed Linkerd service, today announced the release of the new …

Sep 30

New releases enhance security and management of network traffic within and across Kubernetes clusters SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sep 30, 2021 – Buoyant, the creators of the world’s lightest and fastest service mesh, Linkerd, today unveiled new security features in Linkerd and in Buoyant Cloud, its SaaS …

Jun 29

Beta Release of the managed service mesh SaaS is now available to all Linkerd adopters San Francisco, Calif. — June 30, 2021 — Buoyant, the creators of the world’s lightest and fastest service mesh, Linkerd, today announced the public beta release of Buoyant Cloud, the best way to run Linkerd in …

May 27

The maintainers of Linkerd, the world’s lightest and fastest service mesh, today announced the results of the latest benchmark analysis of service mesh performance. These tests, designed to measure mesh performance under real-world conditions, showed that Linkerd consumed an order of magnitude less …

Oct 28

Linkerd's counterpoint: The problem isn't sidecars, it's Envoy. There's another way to reduce critical vulnerabilities at Layer 7 and much of the resource overhead associated with sidecars, according to Linkerd creator and Buoyant CEO William Morgan: Don't use Envoy.

Oct 27

Service mesh has long been considered an essential staple in creating, deploying and managing Kubernetes environments. However, as the community becomes more aware of the threats and challenges associated with managing highly distributed containerized environments, security has emerged as the main benefit of what service mesh offers DevOps teams.

Oct 17

Service mesh vendors are moving to the Kubernetes Gateway API, replacing Ingress with a single API that can be shared for the management of Kubernetes nodes and clusters.

Oct 10

Buoyant’s recent State of Service Mesh report highlights key trends in the service mesh market. The number one takeaway: security remains the key adoption driver.

Aug 30

The key to improving IT infrastructure management is observability, a matter of growing concern for IT leaders as networks become more complex. When setting out on a digital transformation journey, organizations usually end up with complex infrastructures -- the opposite of the initial goal of these projects.

Aug 26

Buoyant released the latest version of the Linkerd service mesh platform to enhance its zero-trust security capabilities in Kubernetes environments. Linkerd was developed as an open-source network proxy designed to be deployed as a service mesh. A service mesh is a dedicated layer for managing, controlling, and monitoring service-to-service communication within an application.

Jun 3

A recently released the Cloud Native Computing Foundation survey points to how service mesh is seen as essential for the majority of organizations working with Kubernetes and microservices. At the same time, a survey of readers of The New Stack shows there are indications that service mesh is even becoming boring, or at the very least, a subject that readers are less interested in reading about than they were before.

Jun 2

Istio service mesh is back in the spotlight since joining the CNCF, but the foundation's existing projects are preferred by IT pros focused on multi-cluster Kubernetes resiliency. Enterprise IT pros tasked with shoring up resiliency among Kubernetes multi-cluster and multi-cloud environments favored open source service mesh projects Linkerd and Kuma over Istio.

May 19

Buoyant is adding fully managed Linkerd capabilities to Buoyant Cloud, so that developers can treat Linkerd as a managed service even if it is running on their own cluster. Buoyant Cloud can now automate the Linkerd upgrades, rollbacks, installations and trust anchor rotation. The new capabilities aim to make Linkerd easier to use and manage.

May 17

Cloud native is driving digital transformation, with organizations keen to capitalize on the agility and flexibility it provides to their business and operations. But as more applications and services are deployed using a diverse technology stack, it has become a challenge to deliver and manage performance and availability.

May 16

Buoyant, creator of the open source Linkerd service mesh, has introduced “fully managed” Linkerd functionality to Buoyant Cloud, the company’s cloud-based service mesh management tool. This new feature set allows Linkerd adopters to treat the popular service mesh as a true utility by removing the complexities of maintaining, monitoring and operating Linkerd control plane and data plane components.

May 6

Service mesh by definition is supposed to help reduce the complexity associated with Kubernetes. Linkerd, often championed by smaller organizations as the service mesh that is simpler to deploy and manage than other open source alternatives, could become even easier to use with what Buoyant is …

May 4

Buoyant today added a service for managing instances of the open source Linkerd service mesh that is based on agent software it has developed. Buoyant CEO William Morgan says that while Linkerd is easier to deploy than other service mesh offerings, there are many organizations that would still …

May 4

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2022 — Buoyant, creator of the widely-used open source Linkerd service mesh, today introduced “fully managed” Linkerd functionality to Buoyant Cloud, the company’s cloud-based service mesh management tool. This new feature set allows Linkerd adopters to treat the popular …

Mar 31

Services and clusters will certainly fail on Kubernetes, and all too often, the unfortunate SRE or operations person will get that call in the middle of the night to manually fix it.

Mar 11

A new survey by the creators of popular service mesh project Linkerd shows that adoption of the technology is being driven by its security enhancements. Service mesh adoption is still in an early stage of adoption, but security enhancements are leading to more organizations testing or integrating …