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KrakenD 2.1 released!

by Albert Lombarte

Sep 30, 2022

3 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce the release of KrakenD 2.1. You can get it packaged from the download page. KrakenD 2.1 brings a new ready-to-use Kibana dashboard, an updated Grafana Dashboard for InfluxDB v2 and more features and bugfixes described below: New features: Added a krakend version command that outputs the KrakenD, Go, and Glibc versions. Added allow_insecure_connections flag to ease development stages that use self-signed certificates. Easier logging to disk or remote server logging via the configurable syslog facility Customizable response body for 404 and 405 errors Added context propagation between Handler plugins and KrakenD Client plugins (router gin 1.

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KrakenD partners with Child Rescue Coalition

by Albert Garcia

Sep 19, 2022

2 min read

Barcelona, September 19th 2022.- KrakenD announces today the partnership with Child Rescue Coalition. Child Rescue Coalition (CRC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to rescue children from sexual abuse by building technology for law enforcement to track, arrest and prosecute child predators. KrakenD has donated an unlimited commercial license (KrakenD Enterprise) to CRC to help them build and scale their APIs-oriented technological platform. CRC has contributed to rescuing more than 3,200 children from sexual exploitation and abuse.

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IBM proposes KrakenD as an alternative to their IBM Cloud API Gateway

by Albert Garcia

Aug 8, 2022

1 min read

The IBM Cloud API Gateway service provided traffic limiting, splitting, and authentication for Cloud Functions and Cloud Foundry users. Unfortunately, IBM’s API Gateway service was deprecated and shut down on August 31st, 2022. Existing endpoints will no longer route to their respective functions or apps. A blog post by IBM Cloud published on June 8th provided some tips and recommendations for IBM Cloud API Gateway users. For those users who still require an API Gateway as part of their platform architecture, KrakenD has been suggested as an alternative.

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CVE-2022-1561: Crafted backend urls

by Daniel López

Jun 21, 2022

1 min read

There is a new vulnerability in the Lura Project software (which is the KrakenD’s engine). We have immediately corrected the problem in the subsequent release after its report. Please upgrade to the latest version.

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KrakenD Enterprise 2.0 released!

by Albert Lombarte

May 4, 2022

4 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce KrakenD Enterprise 2.0, already available for install or upgrade today. KrakenD 2.0 is the awaited new major version of KrakenD bringing a lot of improvements to the API Gateway, including all the features and improvements of open source releases between v1.4 and v2.0.4. KrakenD Enterprise adds API Analytics, IP Filtering, GraphQL, OpenAPI importers and exporters, integration tests, specific request/modifier plugins, Async Agents, backend response logging (dumper) and improves the existing WebSockets, API Keys, configuration syntax, New Relic reporting, logging, and router to put a few examples.

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KrakenD API Gateway Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

by Albert García

Apr 7, 2022

2 min read

BARCELONA, Spain — April 7, 2022 KrakenD today announced the availability of KrakenD API Gateway in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. KrakenD customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management. The KrakenD API Gateway serves as a unified interface for managing incoming API requests and connecting to the correct destination, while supporting functionalities across security, authorization, traffic management, observability, and load balancing, among other services.

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KrakenD 2.0 released!

by Albert Lombarte

Mar 7, 2022

7 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce the major release KrakenD 2.0. You can get it packaged from the download page. KrakenD 2.0 is the new major version of KrakenD bringing a lot of improvements to the API Gateway. GraphQL, specific request/modifier plugins, async agents, easier configuration, better logging, and a more flexible router to put a few examples. Migration guide If you are an existing KrakenD user read “Migrating from KrakenD 1.

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KrakenD unnaffected by Log4j

by Albert Lombarte

Jan 6, 2022

2 min read

The year 2021 ended with terrible news for Java developers who saw how the Log4J vulnerabilities exposed their systems. KrakenD is a Go application and not a Java application. Therefore, it is not affected by this vulnerability in any way. As a result, we didn’t want to add more noise to the chain of emails you could have probably received. Nevertheless, during the past month, we had questions from customers who have Java systems behind KrakenD that could be vulnerable and other users that weren’t sure if KrakenD was impacted or not.

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Traffic mirroring: test your APIs automatically, without writing tests

by Daniel Lopez

Jul 27, 2021

6 min read

Integration and load testing are in the list of best practices in our sector, but synthesizing good inputs for such tests and analyzing the results are usually two hard things to achieve. This post will show you how we suggest our customers set up a shadow testing system with minimal impact on the production environment and proper harness. Quick overview As pointed out at https://cloud.google.com/architecture/application-deployment-and-testing-strategies Testing new backend features by using the production load.

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KrakenD Now Available on Auth0 Marketplace

by Albert Garcia

Jun 15, 2021

3 min read

Barcelona – 15th June 2020 – KrakenD today announced the availability of its API Gateway on Auth0 Marketplace, a catalog of trusted technology integrations to extend the functionality of Auth0’s identity management platform. KrakenD offers an ultra-performant API Gateway that allows companies to effortlessly adopt a microservices architecture through a powerful engine that can transform, aggregate, and remove data from their own or third-party services. The KrakenD API Gateway serves as a unified interface for managing incoming API requests and connecting to the correct destination, while supporting functionalities across security, authorization, traffic management, observability, and load balancing, among others.

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