Express Gateway vs linkerd: What are the differences?
What is linkerd? Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices. 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.
Express Gateway and linkerd can be categorized as "Microservices" tools.
Some of the features offered by Express Gateway are:
- API Management
On the other hand, linkerd provides the following key features:
- Adaptive load-balancing
- Fine-grained instrumentation
- Abstractions over service discovery
linkerd is an open source tool with 5.02K GitHub stars and 501 GitHub forks. Here's a link to linkerd's open source repository on GitHub.