Eric Anderson (@ericmander) chats with William Morgan (@wm), CEO of Buoyant and a creator of the open source service mesh, LinkerD. As a former infrastructure engineer at Twitter, William leveraged his experience there to help develop what would become effectively the first service mesh. Listen to today’s episode to find out how the team at Buoyant originally coined the term, and are continuing to define the concept today.
In this episode we discuss:
- Pioneering the very first service mesh
- Why Buoyant rejected the open core model
- How the industry is shifting away from the “nights and weekends” community
- Rewriting LinkerD from scratch