Topic: linkerd

Linkerd 2.15 released with significant changes to release model

Linkerd 2.15 was released today, and along with some significant feature updates, the company behind the project announced significant changes to the open-source model.  Buoyant, which is the company that created Linkerd, announced it is changing the release model for Linkerd. Starting with this release, stable releases will not be shipped as open-source anymore, but … continue reading

Linkerd Enterprise launched as first enterprise-focused distribution of Linkerd Service Mesh Project

Buoyant, the company behind Linkerd, has introduced Linkerd Enterprise, a commercial distribution of Linkerd tailored for enterprise users.  It enhances the open-source Linkerd with features specific to enterprise needs, such as zero trust and FIPS 140-2 compliance, a sophisticated cost-aware load balancer, automation for lifecycle management, and additional functionalities to support enterprise adoption. “Over the … continue reading

Linkerd 2.14 launched with improved support for multi-cluster deployments on shared flat networks and full Gateway API conformance

Linkerd 2.14 introduces enhanced multi-cluster support for networks where clusters share a flat architecture. This enables pods from different clusters to directly establish TCP connections.  This update introduces a “gateway-less” mode for cross-cluster communication, improving performance by reducing latency, enhancing security by maintaining workload identity in mTLS calls between clusters, and lowering cloud costs by … continue reading

Linkerd 2.13 introduces dynamic request routing, circuit breaking, and automated health monitoring

Buoyant, creator of the CNCF’s graduated mesh service Linkerd, today announced the release of Linkerd 2.13. With this, users gain dynamic request routing based on the Kubernetes Gateway API, circuit breaking for overloaded services, a FIPS-compatible version for government users, and more.  Additionally, Linkerd 2.13 provides users with a set of free security and reliability … continue reading

Linkerd 2.12 now available

The team at Linkerd, the service mesh for Kubernetes, today announced the release of Linkerd 2.12. With this, route-based policy is introduced to Linkerd, enabling users to define and enforce authorization policies based on HTTP routes in a zero-trust way. These policies are built on top of Linkerd’s workload identities, which are secured by mutual … continue reading

Linkerd adds new multi-clustered failover features

Buoyant, creator of the open-source Linkerd service mesh, has announced the release of automated cluster failover functionality in Linkerd. With this release, application traffic will be automatically redirected to alternate Kubernetes clusters in case of failures or outages in the original cluster. This works to allow applications which were built on Kubernetes to continue to … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Kasten K10 V4.5, Linkerd 2.11, and NeuVector’s Kubernetes Configuration Assessment Tool

The Kubernetes data management platform Kasten K10 V4.5 is now available. The latest version focused on improving the out-of-the-box capabilities, expanding edge features, and broadening ecosystem support.    “Current Kubernetes data management tools often require extensive expertise and set up time when first deployed, and lack process automation for managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting within an environment,” … continue reading

Linkerd becomes first service mesh to graduate CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) recently announced the graduation of Linkerd, which was the first project to join the CNCF Sandbox. Linkerd now becomes the first service mesh project to achieve graduated status, which indicates that the project has shown widespread adoption, an open governance process, feature maturity, and a commitment to community, sustainability, … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Automation Anywhere Automation 360, Linkerd 2.10, and NetApp Astra

Automation Anywhere has announced the release of its new Automation 360 solution. The new tool will enable companies to discover user activities, document business processes, and analyze process variances; automate more processes; digitize by extracting information from business documents, emails and other unstructured data; and generate business and operational insights on bot performance.  “The leaders … continue reading

Linkerd 2.8 introduces multi-cluster connectivity

The latest version of Linkerd is now available. Linkerd 2.8 adds a multi-cluster extension to the service mesh. This allows Kubernetes service to be connected across cluster boundaries in a secure way. Linkerd’s multi-cluster functionality aims to meet four goals:  Provide a unified trust domain Separate failure domains Support heterogeneous networks Provide a unified model … continue reading

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ITOps Times news digest: Linkerd 2.4, Barracuda’s Cloud Security Garden, and Juniper’s Juke

A new version of the Kubernetes service mesh Linkerd is now available. Linkerd 2.4 adds features such as traffic splitting, support for the Kubernetes Service Mesh Interface, and high-availability support. Traffic splitting enables users to control the percentage of traffic that goes to a service. This can be useful in implementing rollout strategies such as … continue reading

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ITOps Times news digest: Linkerd 2.3.1 and OneLogin Accelerate growth

The latest version of the Kubernetes service mesh Linkerd is now available. Version 2.3.1 features proxy stability improvements. A few of the improvements include changes to the proxy’s routing behavior, a new dispatch time limit to limit the amount of time that a request can be buffered, and various bug fixes. Full release notes are … continue reading Protection Status

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