kong 3.2.2

kong 3.2.2


Kong 3.2.2 is an open-source, cloud-native API gateway and service mesh that enables organizations to securely and efficiently manage their APIs and microservices. With Kong, developers can easily create and manage APIs, while administrators can centrally monitor and control access to those APIs. Kong offers a range of features including traffic control, authentication and authorization, logging and monitoring, and more. It also supports popular service mesh technologies such as Istio and Kuma, making it a comprehensive solution for modern application development and deployment.

  • Easy to install and deploy, with support for Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Offers traffic control, routing, and authentication, and other API management features.
  • Enables developers to create custom plugins and add-ons to enhance functionality.
  • Provides centralized management and monitoring of APIs.
  • Supports multiple protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, and WebSockets.
  • Scalable and fault-tolerant, allowing for high availability and performance.

  • A company wants to create an API gateway to securely expose its services to the internet. Kong can be used to authenticate, route, and manage the incoming API requests, as well as to control the traffic and load-balance requests across multiple instances.
  • A development team is working on a microservices architecture and needs to manage a large number of APIs. Kong can be used to manage the entire API lifecycle, including creation, deployment, versioning, and retirement. The team can also use Kong's monitoring and logging features to track API usage and diagnose issues.

  1. Install Kong and configure it to run on your infrastructure.
  2. Create API definitions and configure Kong's routing and traffic control rules to manage incoming requests.
  3. Configure authentication and security protocols to protect your APIs.
  4. Use Kong's monitoring and logging features to track API usage and diagnose issues.
  5. Customize Kong using plugins and add-ons to extend functionality and integrate with third-party services.

  • Written in Lua and based on the NGINX web server.
  • Uses Cassandra or PostgreSQL as the database backend for storing configuration and state data.
  • Supports multiple deployment options, including Docker, Kubernetes, and standalone binaries.
  • Provides a RESTful management API for programmatic configuration and control.
  • Includes a wide range of plugins and add-ons for extending functionality, including authentication, caching, and rate-limiting.

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