What is linkerd?
linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.
linkerd is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
linkerd is an open source tool with 5.1K GitHub stars and 522 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to linkerd's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses linkerd?
12 companies reportedly use linkerd in their tech stacks, including Cuemby Tech, CentralApp, and RELEX.
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use linkerd.
Why developers like linkerd?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use linkerd
- Adaptive load-balancing
- Fine-grained instrumentation
- Abstractions over service discovery
- Runtime traffic routing
- Tech that's built for scale
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