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linkerd vs Zuul: What are the differences?

What is linkerd? Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices. 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 Zuul? An edge service that provides dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, security, and more. It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.

linkerd and Zuul can be categorized as "Microservices" tools.

linkerd is an open source tool with 5.04K GitHub stars and 508 GitHub forks. Here's a link to linkerd's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, linkerd has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to Zuul, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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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 Zuul?

It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.

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Jobs that mention linkerd and Zuul as a desired skillset
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland England London
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland England Gloucester
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What are some alternatives to linkerd and Zuul?
Istio
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
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
Hystrix is a latency and fault tolerance library designed to isolate points of access to remote systems, services and 3rd party libraries, stop cascading failure and enable resilience in complex distributed systems where failure is inevitable.
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
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