Kong is a open source gateway (or a API Gateway/Microservices Abstraction Layer) for microservices requests while providing load balancing, logging, authentication, rate-limiting, transformations, and more through plugins. Kong can be deployed in a variety of configurations, as an edge API gateway or an internal API
As you can see from the below Google trend graph,there is quite bit of steady increase in adoption towards Microservices architecture pattern since 2014.That’s because, base for Microservices world is Containers. Linux containers has been around since the early 2000s and architected into Linux in 2007.
Introduction Microservices is an architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services, which implement business capabilities.Applications built as a set of modular components are easier to understand, easier to test, and most importantly easier to maintain over the life of
As organizations break down large systems into container-based microservices, it becomes harder to track all the pieces.To handle this,Google, JFrog, Red Hat, IBM, Black Duck, Twistlock, Aqua Security and CoreOS recently announced Grafeas , a new joint open-source project that provides users with a standardized