Cloud Native Live: Building a secure, reliable, observable IDP with Backstage and Linkerd

CNCF Online Programs

May 22, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Virtual event

About this event

If you work in cloud native, you'll know that self-service is key for developing at scale in a microservices world. This is the whole point of the Internal Developer Platform (IDP): give developers what they need for fast, low-friction, self-service development. Make the golden path easy.

Of course, your golden path should include secure, reliable, observable communications — so let's discuss how to add a service mesh! Linkerd Tech Evangelist Flynn and Backstage Maintainer Ben Lambert team up to show you how a mesh can make your developers' lives easier and how to ensure your IDP really brings the power of the mesh to bear. Finally, we'll do a quick demo with Kubernetes, Linkerd, and Backstage. Join us!


  • Flynn


    Technology Evangelist

  • Ben Lambert


    Senior Software Engineer