I think it’s safe to say that 2019 was a huge year for Linkerd. It saw the project emerge from the “seems promising but let’s wait and see” phase and firmly into “okay, I need an excuse to try this out” territory. In this post, I want to highlight what I think made 2019 Linkerd’s breakout year. Features Linkerd began…
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Prometheus is one of the standard-bearing open-source solutions for monitoring and observability. From its humble origins at SoundCloud in 2012, Prometheus quickly garnered widespread adoption and later became one of the first CNCF projects and just the second to graduate (after Kubernetes). It’s used by tons of forward-thinking companies in production, including heavyweights like DigitalOcean, Fastly, and Weaveworks, and has…
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gRPC-Web is going GA

On behalf of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, I’m excited to announce the GA release of gRPC-Web, a JavaScript client library that enables web apps to communicate directly with backend gRPC services, without requiring an HTTP server to act as an intermediary. This means that you now easily build truly end-to-end gRPC application architectures by defining your client- and server-side…
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