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KrakenD 2023: Milestones and New Horizons

by Albert Garcia

Dec 27, 2023

3 min read

2023 KrakenD Milestones

As the year 2023 draws to a close, we at KrakenD are taking a moment to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve embarked upon together. It’s been a year marked by achievements, growth, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. We’re deeply grateful to our customers and the vibrant community that has supported us every step of the way. Your enthusiasm and trust have been the driving forces behind our success. As we look back at the milestones of 2023, we also extend our warmest wishes for a prosperous and positive 2024, hoping to continue this exciting adventure with all of you.

Consistent Recognition as a Top API Gateway

KrakenD API Gateway is a leader in API Management on G2 This year, we’ve been consistently awarded as the TOP API Gateway in G2 quarterly reports, a testament to our commitment to quality and innovation. Our focus on Scalability, Ease of Setup, Orchestration, and Likelihood to Recommend has not only earned us the prestigious “Users Love Us” badge but also your trust, which is our most cherished accomplishment.

Welcoming David Hontecillas to the Team

In April 2023, we were thrilled to welcome David Hontecillas as a Senior Engineer. His expertise and dedication have significantly contributed to the core development of KrakenD, and his support has been invaluable to our customers. David’s addition to our team represents our ongoing commitment to bringing the best talents to serve our community better.

Elevating Our Community and Enterprise Editions

This year has been monumental in terms of improvements and features for both our Community and Enterprise Editions:

  • Audit Command: A new feature that parses and analyses your configuration, providing critical security recommendations.
  • Security Policies Engine: This innovative engine allows extensive checks and custom errors, enhancing security before or after accessing your services.
  • Dynamic Routing: Tailoring user experience with dynamic routing based on headers and query strings has never been easier.
  • Advanced Features: From simplifying Wildcards and gRPC connectivity to introducing JSON Schema versioning, we’ve made managing and organizing your API a breeze.
  • SOAP to REST Transformations: Modernizing legacy systems is more accessible with improved request/response manipulation options.
  • Catch-All Endpoints: A long-awaited feature allowing the forwarding of non-matching routes to a fallback backend.
  • Extended Flexible Configuration: An additional layer to our templating system manages complex configurations seamlessly.
  • Enhanced Aggregation: Allowing for multiple POSTS during aggregation and sequential proxies, making complex workflows simpler.

KrakenD Training: A Class Apart

The KrakenD Certification Program has set a new benchmark in the industry. Designed by the engineers who built KrakenD, this program offers depth, practical insights, and the kind of understanding only insiders can provide. It’s not just training; it’s an elevation to mastery.

KrakenD Training

Expansion of Certified Integration Partners

Our global reach has expanded with new certified integration partners in Australia, South Korea, Indonesia, and Brazil. Their local expertise and support capabilities mean that no matter where you are, a KrakenD expert is never far away.

Partnership with Moesif

In our quest to provide you with the most comprehensive tools, we’ve partnered with Moesif to enable advanced governance and monetization. This collaboration is set to open new avenues for managing your APIs more efficiently and profitably.

Looking Ahead to 2024

As we stand on the threshold of 2024, we’re filled with gratitude and excitement. The achievements of 2023 are not just milestones; they are the foundations upon which we will build an even more innovative and customer-centric future. We promise to continue pushing the boundaries, exploring new possibilities, and delivering the excellence you’ve come to expect from us.

From all of us at KrakenD, thank you for being part of our journey. Here’s to sharing a future filled with success, innovation, and partnership. Happy New Year, and may 2024 be a year of growth, happiness, and prosperity for all!

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