Kong

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Open Source Microservice & API Management Layer

What is Kong?

Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
Kong is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.

Who is using it?

153 companies use Kong in their tech stacks, including CRED, GO-JEK, and deleokorea.

CRED

GO-JEK

deleokorea

Ruangguru

ViaVarejo

main

Yousign

Postclick

Runtastic

QuintoAndar

Productboard

Better

Why developers like Kong

Easy to maintain
Easy to install
Flexible
Great performance
Api blueprint
Custom Plugins
Kubernetes-native
Security
Agnostic