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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 1.1K GitHub stars and 58 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Kuma's open source repository on GitHub

Kuma Integrations

PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Debian, YAML, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with Kuma. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Kuma.

Why developers like Kuma?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Kuma
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Kuma's Features

  • Universal Control Plane
  • Lightweight Data Plane
  • Automatic
  • Multi-Tenancy
  • Network Security
  • Traffic Segmentation: With flexible ACL rules

Kuma Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Kuma?
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Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
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.
It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.
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Kuma's Followers
3 developers follow Kuma to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Олександр Балишин
Nicolas Marshall
Guillermo Caracuel