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Implementing Client Credentials With Kong and Okta

Using Kong’s OpenID Connect (OIDC) plugin, Kong and Okta work together to solve three significant application development challenges: The OIDC plugin enables Kong, as the API gateway, to communicate with Okta via the OAuth/OIDC flows. That way, your app teams don’t have to configure and diagnose authentication and authorization for each service individually. With these challenges solved, app teams have more time to build and innovate.

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Why Your Engineers Want to Migrate to Kubernetes

Software teams have found themselves in the center of the business’ strategy. Their strategic decisions on technologies to invest in has resulted in greater agility and the ability to build products that differentiate their companies in the market. As a result, optimizing the ability for software teams to deliver by investing in stronger tooling has become a core priority.

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Kong Configurations Using Terraform via GitOps Model

As organizations adopt a microservices architecture, API gateway usage has increased. Kong Gateway is one of the promising API gateways in the market. It has both OSS and enterprise support, releases multiple features and is easy to use. Kong Admin API helps administrators configure the system easily, but it’s still error-prone. That’s because the user has to hit many curl calls for creating all the configs. When numerous folks are managing the system, this becomes difficult.

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3 Ways to Protect Your APIs With Kong Konnect and Fastly (Signal Sciences)

Fastly’s next-gen WAF (formerly Signal Sciences) integrates with Kong Konnect to block malicious requests to your services. Kong Gateway provides a robust and secure enterprise API management platform to front web traffic. In partnership, Fastly focuses on Layer 7 application security for that traffic. This article will explain how Kong Konnect and Fastly work together.

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How to Automate Service Mesh Observability With Kuma

The more services you have running across different clouds and Kubernetes clusters, the harder it is to ensure that you have a central place to collect service mesh observability metrics. That’s one of the reasons we created Kuma, an open source control plane for service mesh. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up and leverage the Traffic Metrics and Traffic Trace policies that Kuma provides out of the box. If you haven’t already, install Kuma and connect a service.

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Getting Started with Kong Mesh and Open Policy Agent

In Kong Mesh 1.2, we added a number of new features to help enterprises accelerate their service mesh adoption. One of the major new features was native Open Policy Agent (OPA) support within the product. In the demo image above, you can see a number actions taking place across a simple web application. These “actions” ultimately are various GET, POST, and DELETE methods (API calls) across various tiers of our microservice application.