Linkerd can be configured to automatically inject the data plane proxy into your service.
Linkerd automatically enables mutual Transport Layer Security (TLS) for all communication between meshed applications.
Linkerd provides a web dashboard, as well as pre-configured Grafana dashboards.
Linkerd can be configured to run a CNI plugin that rewrites each pod's iptables rules automatically.
Linkerd can be configured to run its control plane in High Availability (HA) mode.
Linkerd will automatically enable advanced features (including metrics, load balancing, retries, and more) for HTTP, HTTP/2, and gRPC connections.
Linkerd can work alongside your ingress controller of choice.
Linkerd automatically load balances requests across all destination endpoints on HTTP, HTTP/2, and gRPC connections.
Linkerd can be configured to perform service-specific retries and timeouts.
Linkerd supports defining service profiles that enable per-route metrics and features such as retries and timeouts.
Linkerd is capable of proxying all TCP traffic, including TLS'd connections, WebSockets, and HTTP tunneling.
Linkerd automatically collects metrics from all services that send traffic through it.