Reloading the Krakend configuration with Reflex and Docker

A recurrent question when we go around is if KrakenD configuration can be hot-reloaded, this is changing endpoints, backends, or any other configuration of the gateway while it’s running. The short answer is: No, you can’t. You must restart the server. And although we might have something to alleviate this, let us explain first why we don’t support such a feature: Performance: This is the #1 reason, and strong enough.