Comparison of Service Mesh Strengths

Linkerd

Time to Value, Performance

Istio

Powerful Feature Set, Extensibility

Consul

Support for Non-Kubernetes Workloads

NGINX Service Mesh

Interoperability with Existing Ingresses

Network Service Mesh

Layer2 and Layer3 Functions

Service Mesh Timeline

Service Mesh Comparison Matrix

Service Mesh Interface Compliance

Is your service mesh compliant? Find out.

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FullFully Compatible
HalfPartially Compatible
NoneIncompatible
Service Mesh Landscape

The Layer5 Service Mesh Landscape is a community-curated collection of service mesh projects. We encourage project maintainers to directly update and represent their service mesh’s functional and non-functional details.

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