Service Mesh Up and Running with Linkerd

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Thursday, June 03, 2021 - 12:00 pm12:45 pm

Charles Pretzer


A service mesh is an abstraction layer that binds together microservices-based distributed systems by providing observability, security, and reliability.

This talk will take that description, remove the jargon, and use a demo to show you the power of a service mesh using Linkerd.

Charles Pretzer[node:field-speakers-institution]

Charles Pretzer is a field engineer at Buoyant, where he spends his time collaborating and engaging with the open source community of the CNCF service mesh, Linkerd. He also enables production level adoption by helping companies integrate Linkerd into their Kubernetes-based applications. Charles has spoken at meetups and conferences hosted by ABN Amro, Macnica, and at the NGINX Conference. When he's not presenting or hacking away at his computer, he's riding a motorcycle or making a delicious mess in the kitchen.

@conference {272767,
author = {Charles Pretzer},
title = {Service Mesh Up and Running with Linkerd},
year = {2021},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
month = jun,