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Mar 28, 2019 | By Augusto Marietti
Today, we have some exciting news! We’re announcing our $43 million Series C round, led by Index Ventures and our board member Mike Volpi, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz (Martin Casado) and Charles Rivers Ventures (Devdutt Yellurkar), as well as new strategic investors GGV Capital and World Innovation Lab (WiL).
Mar 27, 2019 | By Kong
Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of Kong 1.1! Building on the release of support for service mesh in Kong 1.0 last September, our engineering teams and community have been hard at work on this latest iteration of our open source offering. With new Declarative Config and DB-less deployment capabilities, as well as numerous small improvements and fixes, Kong 1.1 is one of our most exciting releases to date!
Mar 5, 2019 | By Cooper Marcus
This post is the last in a three-part series about deploying Kong as a service mesh. The first post discussed how we define the term “service mesh” here at Kong, and the second post explained the architectural pattern used to deploy Kong as a mesh. In this post, we will talk about the new features and configuration options we added to give Kong its mesh capabilities.
Feb 14, 2019 | By Harry Bagdi
In the modern SaaS world, observability is key to running software reliability, managing risks and deriving business value out of the code that you’re shipping. To measure how your service is performing, you record Service Level Indicators (SLIs) or metrics, and alert whenever performance, correctness or availability is affected.
Feb 5, 2019 | By James Callahan
With Kong 1.0 users are now able to control TCP (Transport Control Protocol) traffic. Learn about how we added TCP support, and how you can try it out. TCP traffic powers email, file transfer, ssh, and many other common types of traffic that can’t be handled by a layer 7 proxy. Our expansion to layer 4 will enable you to connect even more of your services using Kong.
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
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 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 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.
Want to take your API to the next level? Then you should give your API an OpenAPI spec. An OpenAPI spec is more than just documentation -- with it, you can leverage your API to generate client code, do automated testing, and more! In this talk, Wordnik founder, Erin Mckean, gives an overview of the universe of OpenAPI tooling and show how you can go from zero to OpenAPI spec in just a few straightforward steps!
Neha Narkhede, who co-created Apache Kafka, co-founded Confluent and is now its CTO, and Marco Palladino sit down for a far-ranging conversation about the history of Kafka. They also discuss trends driving the software industry, strategies for open core businesses, and the challenges of being a CTO. The conversation closes with both CTOs’ advice for engineers aspiring to found companies or become Chief Technology Officers.
Serverless and event-driven computing are gaining traction, providing cost savings in the cloud and more efficient resource utilization on premise. Kong CTO Marco Palladino moderates a panel discussion with industry leaders about the rise of serverless, its interactions with other cloud-native technologies, the challenges of implementing it, and where the field is headed in the future.