Service Mesh Comparison: Istio vs Linkerd

Service Mesh Comparison: Istio vs Linkerd

Let's look into Istio and Linkerd architecture, their moving parts, and compare their offerings to help you make an informed decision.

From the latest CNCF annual survey, it is pretty clear that a lot of people are showing high interest in service mesh in their project and many are already using in Production. Nearly 69% are evaluating Istio, and 64% are evaluating Linkerd. You might not know that Linkerd was the first service mesh in the market but Istio made the service meshes more popular. Both projects are cutting edge and very competitive, makes a tough choice to select one. In this blog post, we will learn about Istio and Linkerd architecture, their moving parts, and compare their offerings to help you make an informed decision.

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