Introducing WSO2 API Platform for Kubernetes (WSO2 APK)

Introducing WSO2 API Platform for Kubernetes (WSO2 APK)

Sep 21, 2023

WSO2 APK (API Platform for Kubernetes) is an advanced API management solution designed specifically for Kubernetes environments.

Its seamless integration with Kubernetes adheres to Kubernetes Gateway standards and aligns with Kubernetes workflows to empower organizations to efficiently manage APIs in a native Kubernetes manner.

With WSO2 APK, API management seamlessly blends into the regular Kubernetes workflow, aligning with the principles and practices of Kubernetes and enabling users to leverage familiar tools and processes for optimal API management. The comprehensive integration of APK into Kubernetes, utilizing features like namespaces, clusters, and custom resources, serves as a key strength, providing users with a robust and adaptable solution.

Moreover, WSO2 APK is an open-source project.

By harnessing the exceptional capabilities of WSO2 APK, businesses can streamline API management processes, enhance scalability and reliability, and fully unlock the potential of APIs within the Kubernetes ecosystem.

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00:00 Introduction

00:43 What is WSO2 APK and how does it differ from traditional API management solutions?

02:03 Key business benefits using WSO2 APK for API management in Kubernetes-native environments?

04:31 The main components of WSO2 APK and how do they work together to manage APIs in Kubernetes?

06:39 What role does the Envoy proxy play in WSO2 APK, and why was it chosen as the core of the solution?

08:37 How does WSO2 APK support microservices architecture, and what advantages does it offer for developers?

11:32 How WSO2 APK leverages Kubernetes' namespaces, clusters, and custom resources?

14:29 How can developers and architects contribute to the WSO2 APK community?

17:21 Where can interested organizations and individuals learn more and get started with WSO2 APK?

18:21 Why is Kubernetes API specification good / why we need to pay attention to it?

21:13 Wrap up