What is Kuma?
It is a universal open source control-plane for Service Mesh and Microservices that can run and be operated natively across both Kubernetes and VM environments, in order to be easily adopted by every team in the organization.
Kuma is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Kuma is an open source tool with 1.6K GitHub stars and 100 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kuma's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Kuma?
PostgreSQL, Ubuntu, Kubernetes, Debian, and CentOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Kuma. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Kuma.
Pros of Kuma
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- Universal Control Plane
- Lightweight Data Plane
- Network Security
- Traffic Segmentation: With flexible ACL rules
Kuma Alternatives & Comparisons
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