Linkerd is an ultralight, security-first service mesh for Kubernetes. Linkerd adds critical security, observability, and reliability features to your Kubernetes stack with no code change required.
Linkerd is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project.
This is the primary repo for the Linkerd 2.x line of development.
The complete list of Linkerd repos is:
- linkerd2: Main Linkerd 2.x repo, including control plane and CLI
- linkerd2-proxy: Linkerd 2.x data plane proxy
- linkerd2-proxy-api: Linkerd 2.x gRPC API bindings
- linkerd: Linkerd 1.x
- website: linkerd.io website (including docs for 1.x and 2.x)
Quickstart and documentation
You can run Linkerd on any modern Kubernetes cluster in a matter of seconds. See the Linkerd Getting Started Guide for how.
Working in this repo
BUILD.md includes general information on how to work in this repo.
CONTRIBUTING.md for info on
- Join Linkerd's user mailing list, developer mailing list, and announcements mailing list.
- Follow @Linkerd on Twitter.
- Join the Linkerd Slack.
- Join us in the regular online community meetings!
We host regular online meetings for contributors, adopters, maintainers, and anyone else interested to connect in a synchronous fashion. These meetings usually take place the last Thursday of the month at 9am Pacific / 4pm UTC.
We're a friendly group, so please feel free to join us!
Steering Committee meetings
We host regular online meetings for the Linkerd Steering Committee. All are welcome to attend, but audio and video participation is limited to Steering Committee members and maintainers. These meetings are currently scheduled on an ad-hoc basis and announced on the linkerd-users mailing list.
Code of Conduct
This project is for everyone. We ask that our users and contributors take a few minutes to review our Code of Conduct.
See SECURITY.md for our security policy, including how to report vulnerabilities.
A third party security audit was performed by Cure53 in June 2019. You can see the full report here.
Copyright 2021 the Linkerd Authors. All rights reserved.
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