Service mesh
the mesh provides service discovery, load balancing, encryption, authentication and authorisation, support for the circuit breaker pattern, and other capabilities

This was a proof of concept, to see how easy it was to use. Check out the example.

The steps I took to test this were:

  • Create a Go server docker container, with env variables for port
  • Spin up 10 of these Go containers
  • Add their ip addresses to Linkerd
  • Check out the stats