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Kong Builders - May 25 - How to install and run Kuma on AWS ECS

Kong Builders is the livestream series that takes our developer-focused toolsets and puts them on display in the best venue possible – building applications and connecting workloads. In this week's Livestream, Kat Morgan will walk through how to install and run Kuma on AWS ECS See upcoming and past episodes at

The API Mandate: How a mythical memo from Jeff Bezos changed software forever

You would think in the Internet age, primary sources for a widely discussed event — one that’s helped define cloud computing and today’s cascading digital transformation of enterprises — would be easy to track down. The original footprint must be somewhere. But that’s not so in the case of the arresting “API Mandate,” perhaps better thought of now as the API Mandate or API-First Mandate.

API monetization: Technical best practices

Jason Cumberland, CPO and co-founder of API and data monetization platform HyperCurrent, contributed to this post. In our last article on how to get started with API monetization, we laid out how to build your API monetization strategy and avoid common pitfalls that occur when trying to get to your first minimum viable product release.

Kong Inc. supports the newly announced Envoy Gateway project to reduce fragmentation in the Envoy ecosystem

Today, the Envoy community has introduced Envoy Gateway, a new project to better support Kubernetes deployments via the new Kubernetes Gateway API, which is the next generation Ingress specification in Kubernetes world. Kong has been deeply invested in the success of Envoy since we started developing Kuma in 2019 – now used in Kong Mesh (built on top of Kuma).

Tech Talk: Day Zero Service Mesh

In this session, Viktor Gamov walks you through how to easily set up #servicemesh across multiple environments and automatically enable #security and #observability on any network. About this Webinar Service mesh is the future of application connectivity. It delivers immediate value to any architecture by increasing application traffic’s security, reliability and observability. At the same time, it can be challenging to understand and deploy service mesh in production—but it doesn’t have to be this way.

API monetization: How to get started

One of the most common questions we’re asked by prospective customers is “what’s the right way to get started with API monetization?” In this article, we’ll do our best to lay out what we’ve seen work most frequently — and call out a few common pitfalls as well. What we can say with certainty is that, “Build it and they will come,” doesn’t work as an API monetization strategy.

Kong and AWS partnership facilitates Open Banking

Open Banking is a key digital transformation initiative in many countries. Its aim is to provide end users with more control of their financial data and to enable companies involved in banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) to quickly offer new services. The Kong-AWS partnership provides the right technology enabling these financial institutions to transform and meet the key requirements of Open Banking.