Kong

A Story by
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?

105 companies use Kong in their tech stacks, including GO-JEK, ViaVarejo, and Ruangguru.

GO-JEK

ViaVarejo

Ruangguru

CRED

Postclick

Runtastic

Yousign

QuintoAndar

RD Station

Better

Finema

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Why developers like Kong

Easy to maintain
Easy to install
Flexible
Great performance
Api blueprint
Custom Plugins
Kubernetes-native
Agnostic
Documentation is clear