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Announcing Linkerd 1.0

  • April 25, 2017

Today, we’re thrilled to announce Linkerd version 1.0. A little more than one year from our initial launch, Linkerd is part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and has a thriving community of…

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What’s a service mesh? And why do I need one?

  • April 25, 2017

Edit 11/26/2018: Since we wrote this post, lots has happened. Most excitingly, Linkerd 2.0 has been released! tl;dr: A service mesh is a dedicated infrastructure layer for making service-to-service communication…

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Introducing Linkerd-tcp

  • March 29, 2017

Yesterday, at Kubecon EU, I announced an exciting new project in the Linkerd family: Linkerd-tcp. Linkerd-tcp is a lightweight, service-discovery-aware, TLS-ing TCP load balancer that integrates directly with the existing Linkerd service…

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Announcing one hundred billion production requests!

  • March 7, 2017

We’re happy to announce that, one year after version 0.1.0 was released, Linkerd has processed over 100 billion production requests in companies around the world. Happy birthday, Linkerd! Let’s take a look at all…

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Linkerd 0.9.0 released

  • February 23, 2017

Today we’re happy to release Linkerd 0.9.0, our best release yet! This release is jam packed with internal efficiency upgrades and major improvements to the admin dashboard. We also took…

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Making Things Faster by Adding More Steps

  • January 31, 2017

The development of distributed systems is full of strange paradoxes. The reasoning we develop as engineers working on a single computer can break down in unexpected ways when applied to…

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