Auto scaling in Kubernetes (Part 2)

Using linkerd for auto scaling
Posted 2021-08-07

In the first part of this post, we visited auto scaling using the metrics server. In part two, we will look at using custom metrics, specifically those from linkerd and ingress-nginx to perform auto scaling based on latency and requests per second.

Setting up Linkerd

Installing Linkerd2 into an existing Kubernetes Cluster
Posted 2019-06-05

One awesome tool that I got to learn a great deal more about during KubeCon EU is Linkerd 2. It’s simple to use and looks really promising. This post is about setting it up and the things I encountered during that process.