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Teaming up to help deliver more meals to Ukraine

Why not do good while learning about cloud native tech? Cockroach Labs, Fairwinds, Pulumi, and Jetstack, have teamed up to donate $2 for each virtual booth visitor to World Central Kitchen (WCK), a non-profit committed to providing meals in response to humanitarian crises. Working with restaurants …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

May 15, 2022

Daniel Bryant

Daniel Bryant

Jan 26, 2022

End-to-end encryption with Emissary Ingress and Linkerd

Securing data in transit and at rest is essential — developers and operators are equally aware of that. Yet, breaches within high-profile companies seem to occur almost daily. Why is that? For once, securing data is a really hard process and the question of who’s responsible for what is not always …

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Charles Pretzer

Charles Pretzer

Jan 20, 2022

This is the Way (to run Linkerd on OpenShift 4)

One of the core goals for Linkerd is to “just work”. This includes running on any modern distribution of Kubernetes. For most Kubernetes environments, that means you don’t have to do anything special to run Linkerd. But OpenShift is a lot more than just vanilla Kubernetes, so we have to make a few …

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Catherine Paganini

Catherine Paganini

Jan 11, 2022

Announcing Buoyant's Service Mesh Academy

Hands-on, Engineer-focused Training from the Creators of Linkerd Today, we are very excited to announce the launch of Buoyant’s Service Mesh Academy, a hands-on training series designed to provide free education for software engineers around the world on the critical topic of the service mesh. The …

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Alejandro Pedraza

Alejandro Pedraza

Dec 14, 2021

Go directly to namespace jail: Locking down network traffic between Kubernetes namespaces

How do you restrict network traffic between namespaces in a Kubernetes cluster? Whether you’re running a multi-tenant cluster with strict isolation guarantees or simply want to introduce a layer of control, locking down namespaces within a cluster is a common desire for Kubernetes operators. In this …

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Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

May 24, 2021

Emissary and Linkerd: The best of both worlds

Getting the best of both worlds Today we’re going to learn about how to combine Emissary ingress (formerly known as the Ambassador API Gateway) with Linkerd to build a scalable system that combines the context-aware routing of Emissary with the observability and security of Linkerd. Emissary is a …

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Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

Apr 8, 2021

Does Linkerd mesh with GitOps?

Hello folks and welcome! Today we’re going to talk about GitOps and how it relates to the Linkerd service mesh. GitOps is a buzzy topic, and that’s in no small part because it can have a really positive impact on teams working with Kubernetes. Teams that have established effective GitOps pipelines …

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Risha Mars

Risha Mars

Jan 11, 2021

Kubernetes observability with a service mesh

In this article we’re going to show you how to accomplish a basic Kubernetes observability task: getting “golden metrics” (or “golden signals”) from the applications running on your Kubernetes cluster. We’ll do this without changing any code or doing any configuration by installing Linkerd, an open …

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Zahari Dichev

Zahari Dichev

Dec 23, 2020

Kubernetes network policies with Cilium and Linkerd

Applying L4 network policies with a service mesh In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to run Linkerd and Cilium together and how to use Cilium to apply L3 and L4 network policies to a cluster running Linkerd. Linkerd is an ultralight, open source service mesh. Cilium is an open source CNI layer for …

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Kevin Leimkuhler

Kevin Leimkuhler

Oct 21, 2020

Setting up Kubernetes SLOs with Prometheus and Linkerd

SLOs are a lot easier with a service mesh in hand In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to easily create service health SLOs on Kubernetes with Prometheus, an open source time-series database, and Linkerd, an open source ultralight service mesh. You’ll see how using a service mesh can solve one of the …

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William Morgan

William Morgan

Sep 24, 2020

Why Service Level Objectives (SLOs) Matter for Kubernetes

Service Level Objectives are a hot topic in the world of software reliability. SLOs are usually thought of as a way to balance risk vs. reward for a given application. Should we ship a new feature for this service, even though we might risk an outage? But for Kubernetes adopters, SLOs can provide …

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