Kong

2017
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2019   |  By Kong
Today, we’re excited to unveil the latest release of our flagship open source offering – Kong 1.2! In this release, we’ve made key latency and throughput performance improvements and open sourced some previously enterprise-only plugins to enhance your overall Kong experience. In addition, our team of engineers and community have implemented numerous small fixes and improvements to expand on the Declarative Config and DB-less deployment capabilities we released in Kong 1.1 in March.
May 29, 2019   |  By Kong
Today we’re thrilled to announce general availability for Kong Enterprise 0.35. This release of Kong Enterprise contains numerous new features, including a new integration with HashiCorp Vault, huge usability improvements in Kong Manager and the Kong Dev Portal, and a host of updates to some of our most popular Kong Enterprise tools.
May 28, 2019   |  By Kong
Today we’re excited to show how Kong Enterprise customers can utilize our new plugin for HashiCorp Vault for authentication and secrets management. Like the Terraform integration released last year, this new integration with Vault represents another step towards allowing Kong Enterprise customers to leverage HashiCorp’s suite of cloud infrastructure automation tools.
May 21, 2019   |  By Marco Palladino
Today, we’re excited to launch the Kong Champions Program, a new program that recognizes Kong’s “super” users and contributors – community members who go above and beyond in supporting Kong’s open source product – and gives them unique opportunities to make an impact on the Kong community. Kong was founded on open source DNA, and we remain committed to building and fostering a vibrant community that together achieves great things.
May 7, 2019   |  By Randall Jackson
Navigating the transition from monolith to microservices can be an ambitious undertaking for any organization. Today, we’re launching our new Kong GTM Partner Program to create a global ecosystem of experts to help organizations successfully transition to microservices, service mesh and other modern architectures. We’re rolling out the program with 20 inaugural members worldwide, including value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators (SIs), that have been carefully selected and qualified.
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
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.
Jun 28, 2019   |  By Kong
Microservices aren't a one-size-fits-all solution, and it's important to recognize when a monolith is most fitting. Alexandra Noonan shared Segment's story of returning to the latter during last year's Summit.
Nov 30, 2018   |  By Kong
We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact and having fun along the way, come join us!
Nov 9, 2018   |  By Kong
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!
Nov 9, 2018   |  By Kong
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.
Nov 9, 2018   |  By Kong
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.