linkerd vs NGINX

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Pros of linkerd
Pros of NGINX
  • 3
    CNCF Project
  • 1
    Fast Integration
  • 1
    Pre-check permissions
  • 1
    Light Weight
  • 1
    Service Mesh
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    High-performance http server
  • 901
    Performance
  • 732
    Easy to configure
  • 608
    Open source
  • 530
    Load balancer
  • 287
    Scalability
  • 285
    Free
  • 222
    Web server
  • 174
    Simplicity
  • 133
    Easy setup
  • 29
    Content caching
  • 19
    Web Accelerator
  • 14
    Capability
  • 13
    Fast
  • 11
    Predictability
  • 10
    High-latency
  • 6
    Reverse Proxy
  • 6
    Fast and lightweight
  • 6
    Supports http/2
  • 4
    Enterprise version
  • 4
    Lots of Modules
  • 4
    The best of them
  • 4
    Great Community
  • 3
    Reversy Proxy
  • 3
    Streaming media
  • 3
    High perfomance proxy server
  • 3
    Streaming media delivery
  • 3
    Embedded Lua scripting
  • 2
    Slim
  • 2
    Lightweight
  • 2
    Fast and easy to set up
  • 2
    saltstack
  • 1
    Ingress controller
  • 1
    Virtual hosting
  • 1
    Narrow focus. Easy to configure. Fast
  • 1
    Along with Redis Cache its the Most superior
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    GRPC-Web
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    What is linkerd?

    linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.

    What is NGINX?

    nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.

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    HAProxy
    HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.
    Kubernetes
    Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
    Hystrix
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    Consul
    Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
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