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Mar 22, 2023   |  By Claudio Acquaviva
Application Modernization projects often require their workloads to run on multiple platforms which requires a hybrid model. Kong Konnect is an API lifecycle management platform delivered as a service. The Control Plane, responsible for admin tasks, is hosted in the cloud by Kong. The Data Plane, totally based on Kong Gateway, can be deployed across multiple environments including VMs, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
Mar 21, 2023   |  By Tom Brightbill
Kong is proud to announce our first-ever Long Term Support (LTS) version of Kong Enterprise. Kong Enterprise 2.8 LTS will be supported up to March 25, 2025. LTS is an industry term for a software release that is supported for a longer period of time than other releases. LTS versions are popular because once users are on an LTS version, they can rest assured that this version will continue to receive technical support and security updates during the LTS period.
Mar 2, 2023   |  By Rick Spurgeon
Engineering organizations building modern API-driven systems have different priorities when it comes to their API management solution. These priorities will drive design decisions about the deployment of various components for API gateways. Some organizations are looking to optimize compute resource utilization, helping to control costs or reduce operational toil.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By Jerry Hency
Kong Konnect is a powerful SaaS-based API lifecycle management platform that provides a fast path for people looking to get started with Kong API Gateway. For existing users of Kong’s open-source gateway, it offers a way to rapidly take advantage of a scalable, highly-available architecture while upgrading to an Enterprise-class feature set and support options.
Mar 1, 2023   |  By Ishwari Lokare
Wondering what’s new in Kong Konnect? In this roundup, we’ll highlight some of the new capabilities and expansions in Kong Konnect, including portal role-based access control (RBAC) API, OAS validation plugin, and support for Kong Gateway 3.2. Read on to learn more.
Feb 28, 2023   |  By Tom Brightbill
We’re happy to announce the general availability of Kong Enterprise 3.2. In this release, we’ve taken significant steps to ensure the smooth and reliable operation of our API management solution. In Kong Enterprise 3.2, we’ve delivered key functionality for customers that operate Kong Enterprise in a hybrid environment in order to further enhance its reliability. Specifically, we’ve expanded Kong Enterprise’s capabilities in the following areas.
Feb 23, 2023   |  By Danny Freese
Red Hat OpenShift is the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform that runs ubiquitously across on-prem, and the cloud. With Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA), a managed Red Hat OpenShift platform that runs natively on AWS, it is even easier to get kick-started on an enterprise-ready instance of Red Hat OpenShift in the cloud. Kong similarly distinguishes itself as a multi-platform, multi-cloud API Management solution pushing the vision of APIs.
Feb 21, 2023   |  By Ahmed Koshok
Developers will remember times when they were trying to figure out why something they were working on wasn’t behaving as expected. Hours of frustration, too much (or perhaps never enough) caffeine consumed, and sotto voce curses uttered. And then — as if by fate — the issue is narrowed down to a simple oversight that makes perfect sense upon discovery. Problem solved!
Feb 17, 2023   |  By Danny Freese
In this post, we’ll talk about what APISecOps is, including the fundamentals of it and the personas involved. Then, we’ll discuss how API, microservice, and policy lifecycles integrate to produce a secure service in production, and why collaboration and API-Design First are essential for APISecOps success.
Feb 17, 2023   |  By Ash Osborne
Looking to develop more APIs faster (and securely)? Then you have some different API platform deployment models to consider. In this post, we’ll define and compare the siloed, centralized, and federated API platform deployment models — and dive into why federated API management is key to striking a balance between agility and governance.
Mar 21, 2023   |  By Kong
Join us for our March User Call where we will show you all new features and updates in Kong Gateway 3.2 and Kong Ingress Controller 2.9. Tom Brightbill (Group Product Manager) will show you all new and exciting updates in Kong Gateway 3.2. In the new release, you will find new key functionality for everyone who operates Kong Enterprise in a hybrid environment, which further enhances its reliability.
Mar 16, 2023   |  By Kong
In this episode of our Tech Talk series, Siddharth Saikumar (Cloud Security Engineering, Vanguard) and Ragunath Sudalaimuthu (Lead Software Engineer, Lowe’s) will show us design and best practices for building a cloud agnostic API platform. Digital modernization accelerated the API ecosystem in every organization. A successful API strategy is paramount to an organization’s growth trajectory.
Feb 28, 2023   |  By Kong
What is Kong Secrets Management? Kong Secrets Management is a new feature that allows you to safely store and retrieve secrets used throughout the Kong Gateway deployment, improving the fundamental security of your applications. Securing your entire Kong deployment with centralized secrets makes it easier to manage and build governance around your Kong deployments.
Feb 24, 2023   |  By Kong
🐻 In this episode of #kongbuilders @ViktorGamov , a principal developer advocate at kong, talks to Mike Beaumont, Software Engineer at @KongInc about deploying a mesh spanning multiple regions and using Kong Mesh’s built-in, Envoy-based Gateway for directing traffic.
Feb 17, 2023   |  By Kong
Empower Developers. Wow Customers. Build delightful customer experiences and unleash developer productivity with Kong, the fastest cloud native API platform. The Future of API Management is Here APIs are the building blocks of modern applications, making up 80% of internet traffic. Take control of these connections across any environment with Kong. Kong helps you stay ahead of customer demand (and the competition) with connected, scaled, and secured applications.
Feb 14, 2023   |  By Kong
🚀 Join our #KongBuilders Livestream on February 8th where Viktor Gamov (Principal Developer Advocate at Kong) will discuss OpenTelemetry in Kong Gateway!
Feb 8, 2023   |  By Kong
Join our #KongBuilders Livestream on February 8th where Viktor Gamov (Principal Developer Advocate at Kong) will discuss OpenTelemetry in Kong Gateway! Are you tired of struggling to understand the flow of requests and responses through your microservices? Want to know the secret to identifying and troubleshoot issues quickly? Then you wouldn't want to miss our upcoming #KongBuilders livestream on using OpenTelemetry’s tracing solution with Kong Gateway!
Feb 7, 2023   |  By Kong
In this episode of «Two minutes Tuesday with Kong, " Viktor Gamov explains the difference between api gateway and service mesh.»
Feb 7, 2023   |  By Kong
In this episode of «Two minutes Tuesday with Kong, " Viktor Gamov explains the difference between api gateway and service mesh.»
Jun 2, 2021   |  By Kong
In this eBook, Kong Co-Founder and CTO Marco Palladino illustrates the differences between API gateways and service mesh - and when to use one or the other in a pragmatic and objective way.
Oct 30, 2020   |  By Kong
In this eBook, Kong Co-Founder and CTO Marco Palladino breaks down how Kuma now supports every cloud vendor, every architecture and every platform together in a multi-mesh control plane. When deployed in a multi-zone deployment, Kuma abstracts away both the synchronization of the service mesh policies across multiple zones and the service connectivity (and service discovery) across those zones.
Dec 4, 2019   |  By Kong
We live in an exciting time for software; we are witnessing a monumental shift in how applications are built. We have the opportunity to participate in the large-scale movement from centralized applications to decentralized, highly performant software architectures.
Apr 24, 2019   |  By Kong
To better prepare for the future, it's important to get a solid understanding of this rising technology trend. In this e-book, we examine cloud native architecture, look back at the rise of cloud native app development, and explore the future of cloud native on the entire software ecosystem.
Mar 20, 2019   |  By Kong
This eBook explains how microservices can facilitate the adoption of a multi-cloud strategy. Included are a holistic overview of the multi-cloud pattern including the benefits and drawbacks, strategies for adoption, and challenges to overcome if adopting the strategy without microservices.
Feb 3, 2019   |  By Kong
Performance is a critical factor when choosing an API management solution. For businesses, the need to deliver low latency and high throughput is critical to ensuring that API transaction rates keep up with the speed of business. This white paper compares the performance of Kong and Apigee to understand performance in production environments.
Feb 3, 2019   |  By Kong
This ebook explains the process for transitioning from a monolithic to a microservices-based architecture. Included are technical aspects and common mistakes to avoid.
Feb 1, 2019   |  By Kong
This ebook explains how Kubernetes is modernizing the microservices architecture. Included are a deep dive into the history of Kubernetes and containers, the technical and organizational benefits of using Kubernetes for container orchestration, as well as considerations for adopting it.
Jan 1, 2019   |  By Kong
This eBook compares a monolithic vs microservices architectural approach to application development. It dives into the benefits and challenges of microservices and helps you determine whether a transition to microservices would be right for your organization.
Dec 1, 2018   |  By Kong
This ebook explains the role that the service mesh pattern plays in the leap towards de-centralized architectures. A novel re-packaging of the functionalities of traditional API gateways, service mesh represents the next stage in the natural evolution of microservices.

Next-Generation API Platform for Modern Architectures. Connect all your microservices and APIs with the industry's most performant, scalable and flexible API platform. Empower your developers to build and optimize APIs. Leverage the latest microservice and container design patterns.

The Service Control Platform transcends API management to intelligently broker information across all your services. With Kong’s fast, flexible, and lightweight core, you control your entire service architecture – centralized or decentralized, microservices or monolith. Kong Service Control Platform transforms your static endpoints into a dynamic network of intelligent services.

Built for Modern Architectures:

  • Connect Everything: Use plugins to extend and connect services across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, regardless of vendor.
  • Accelerate Innovation: Use Kong's robust library of plugins to reduce redundant coding tasks across teams, technologies and geographies.
  • Improve Governance: Analyze real-time data to ensure adherence to policies across teams, partners and individual endpoints.
  • Automate End-to-end: Connect Kong with automation tools. Generate custom workflows to improve efficiency and reduce errors.
  • Unlock New Ecosystems: Instantly leverage new ecosystems. Deploy Kong with Kubernetes, containers, and more out of the box.
  • Increase Compliance: Limit access with role-based access control (RBAC). Encrypt end-to-end to comply with industry regulations.

Go Beyond the Gateway. Ready for the next-generation of API platforms?