Service Mesh 101

This hands-on course unpacks core service mesh concepts and equips you with practical skills. Over six lab-focused lessons, you'll learn how to deploy Linkerd, add applications to the mesh, monitor the app through golden metrics, secure communication with mTLS, and implement basic reliability features. Enroll to start your service mesh journey today!


Get Service Mesh-Certified with Buoyant

Buoyant's Service Mesh Academy is your one-stop shop for learning about Linkerd, the CNCF-graduated service mesh for Kubernetes.  Whether you're a DevOps engineer, SRE, or architect, our course will provide you with a solid foundation for starting or leveling up your service mesh journey.

hands on

Gain practical experience with Linkerd through hands-on exercises.


Our self-paced format allows you to learn at your own convenience.


Upon completion, earn a certificate to showcase your service mesh expertise.