The Life of an API Gateway Request (Part 2)

The Life of an API Gateway Request (Part 2)

Oct 21, 2021

In this two-part series, Kong Engineer, Enrique García Cota abstracts how an API gateway processes requests into four different layers.

In part 1 of this series (, we started a journey from the planet-spanning infrastructure layer to what happens inside a single Kong worker, similar to an office building in complexity.

In this second part, we’ll dive a bit deeper—we'll see who the occupants of that office building are and the kind of life they live.

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0:00 Intro

0:49 Phases

3:05 Plugins

13:11 End of Part 2

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