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Another great KubeCon for Linkerd!

Catherine Paganini

June 7, 2022

This year’s KubeCon in sunny Valencia was once again full of amazing Linkerd news! The CNCF’s service mesh micro-survey showed Linkerd usage skyrocketing, with 73% using or planning to use Linkerd in the next year. The world’s lightest, fastest, most secure service mesh is now fully managed. And …

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Teaming up to help deliver more meals to Ukraine

Catherine Paganini

May 15, 2022

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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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2022

Catherine Paganini

April 7, 2022

Yep, it’s that time of the year again. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2022 is just around the corner and it’s packed with great Linkerd content! Whether you’re joining in person or virtually, there’s lots to watch and learn. To ensure you don’t miss all those delightful nuggets of Linkerd goodness, we...

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Announcing KubeCrash — crash courses on cloud native tech

Catherine Paganini

April 6, 2022

The new virtual event for KubeCon “timezone-left-behinds” Are you a KubeCon nerd in the Americas who loves to attend KubeCon sessions but can’t go to Valencia this year? We have a consolation prize for you. During KubeCon EU, we are launching KubeCrash, a new virtual event featuring live crash...

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Teaming up to empower young women of color in tech at KubeCon NA

Catherine Paganini

October 10, 2021

Why not do good while learning about cloud native tech? Ambassador Labs, Jetstack, Civo, Weaveworks, Codefresh, and Buoyant have teamed up to donate $2 for each virtual booth visitor* to Black Girls Code, a non-profit committed to closing the opportunity gap for girls and women of color in the tech...

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021

William Morgan

September 21, 2021

Yep, it’s that time of the year again. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2021 is just around the corner! Whether you’re joining in person or virtually, you can expect lots of great content and fun activities! This year you’ll find our team at three booths: the Buoyant booth (SU 6) in the expo hall, the...

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KubeCon EU 2021 Wrap Up: Linkerd momentum continues to skyrocket

Jason Morgan

May 13, 2021

What a conference. This year’s Kubecon + CloudNativeCon EU was the most Linkerd-heavy KubeCon yet, with double-digit talks, tons of buzz, and huge amounts of general excitement around the CNCF’s most popular service mesh. One remarkable thing was the sheer number of talks from Linkerd end users...

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021

William Morgan

April 21, 2021

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2021 Virtual is just around the corner with an absolutely stellar lineup of Linkerd content from around the globe. This might be the most Linkerd-heavy KubeCon yet—a clear indication of the tremendous momentum behind Linkerd. As always, there are tons of user stories...

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KubeCon NA 2020 Wrapup

Charles Pretzer

December 7, 2020

Service meshes are here — in production, and solving real-world problems! This year, KubeCon NA 2020 and the co-located ServiceMeshCon moved away from previous discussions about choosing a service mesh to focus on real-world implementation stories — a clear reflection of the momentum of the service...

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020

Catherine Paganini

November 3, 2020

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020 Virtual is just around the corner and, as usual, there’s a ton of great Linkerd content from around the globe. Here are a few of our favorite highlights. KubeCon Project Update Keynote On Wednesday, November 18 at 1:54pm EST, Constance Caramanolis will....

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Virtual

William Morgan

August 11, 2020

It might be virtual but this year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Virtual is just as jam-packed with Linkerd content as usual. So if you’re attending the event, be sure and check out these sessions and participate in the online conversation during and afterwards. Kubecon Project Update...

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Notes from the field: O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference NY

Charles Pretzer

February 27, 2020

This week, the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference in New York invited us to work with a hardcore group of architects and engineers who are eager to learn about service mesh and how Linkerd fits into their infrastructure. This workshop...

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A Classy Cloud-Native Afternoon with Linkerd and DigitalOcean in San Diego

Charles Pretzer

December 3, 2019

KubeCon has quickly become one of the most attended events in our industry, and for good reason: we want to learn about the technologies that are shaping the future of our work. This year in San Diego, Buoyant had the privilege of hosting the Linkerd in Production workshop with our partner Digital...

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon NA 2019

William Morgan

October 10, 2019

This year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America in San Diego is chock full of Linkerd content, from talks to workshops to booths. Many of your friendly neighborhood Linkerd maintainers, contributors, and adopters will be there in person—if you’re attending, please come find us. We’d love to meet...

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Linkerd Community Guide to KubeCon EU 2019

Kiersten Gaffney

April 23, 2019

This year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU in Barcelona is chock full of Linkerd content, from training to booths to the 10+ Linkerd talks! Many of your friendly neighborhood Linkerd maintainers, contributors, and adopters will be there in person – if you’re attending...

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The Linkerd Enthusiast’s Guide to Kubecon NA 2018

William Morgan

October 19, 2018

Linkerd will be in full force at this year’s KubeCon + Cloud NativeCon NA in Seattle. This will be the biggest KubeCon + CloudNativeCon to date with more than 7,000 attendees and over 200 scheduled breakout sessions. We’ve listed a selection of talks...

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2018: The Service Mesh in Production

Jennifer Lankford

May 14, 2018

Earlier this month over 4300 attendees from around the world convened in Copenhagen to advance their cloud native and Kubernetes know-how at Kubecon EU. Based on the show floor buzz, a lot of customer conversations, and the many presentations on stage, it’s evident that the service mesh is rapidly...

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Kubecon + CloudNativeCon North America 2017 Roundup

William Morgan

December 11, 2017

It’s a wrap. We’ve reached the end of this year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America in Austin, TX. What a week we had! The unofficial theme of the conference quickly became the service mesh with some speakers dubbing 2018 as, “The Year of the Service Mesh”. Want to learn more about Linkerd?...

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