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Traffic mirroring: test your APIs automatically, without writing tests

by Daniel Lopez

Jul 27, 2021

how-to

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

open source, company, press release

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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KrakenD 1.4.0 released

by Albert Lombarte

Jun 10, 2021

open source, release notes

2 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce the release of KrakenD 1.4.0. You can get it packaged from the download page. KrakenD 1.4 is the last version of the 1.x family and primarily replaces the KrakenD Framework with the Lura Project and includes minor bug fixing and an extended flexible configuration. The next release with the new functionality will be 2.0. Changes in KrakenD All dependencies for the framework moved to Lura json-collection added as a valid output encoding for collections Changes in Flexible Configuration For those using the flexible configuration, there are over 70 Sprig functions that have been added to the templating system:

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KrakenD Enterprise 1.3.0 released

by Albert Lombarte

May 21, 2021

open source, release notes

2 min read

We are glad to announce that KrakenD Enterprise 1.3.0 is out. The new release comes with the following new features. New CLI commands The KrakenD binary comes with new generator commands, thought to be integrated into automated CI/CD pipelines. generate postman: Creates a Postman collection that imports all KrakenD endpoints into Postman. It’s no longer necessary to use the KrakenD Studio to generate this content. generate openapi: Automatic generation of API documentation through a static Swagger file.

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KrakenD framework becomes a Linux Foundation project

by Albert Lombarte

May 11, 2021

open source, company, press release

2 min read

Today, together with the Linux Foundation, we are announcing that the KrakenD framework, our core engine, has been donated to the Linux Foundation and is now the “Lura Project." The Lura Project’s mission is to offer an extendable, simple, and stateless high-performance API Gateway framework designed for cloud-native and on-prem setups. Rather than solving a specific use case, Lura provides a library of components, a framework for assembling them into custom API gateway systems like a Lego set.

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Albert Garcia to expand KrakenD business.

by Albert Lombarte

May 3, 2021

company

2 min read

Today, we are announcing that Albert Garcia recently joined KrakenD as Director of Business Development and member of the Board. In his role, he will identify and develop new business opportunities to help expand even more the presence of KrakenD. Garcia will spearhead new markets and emerging trends, sales, and client relationship management, to name a few. Having worked previously with him for more than 15 years, we know that Garcia is the right person at the right time for KrakenD.

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How we built our telemetry service

by Daniel López

Mar 15, 2021

open source, golang, how to

7 min read

​ We have run our telemetry system live for the past three years now. In this article, we’ll share code and outline some of the things you’ll need to keep in mind if you want to build an anonymous usage reporting system for an open-source project as we did at a ridiculous cost. We have an activity of 700,000 reporting servers/month with a monthly cost betwen 5 and 10 EUR ($12).

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KrakenD 1.3.0 released

by Albert Lombarte

Feb 24, 2021

open source, release notes

3 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce the release of KrakenD 1.3.0. You can get it packaged from the download page. KrakenD 1.3.0 makes focus on completing the RBAC system regarding JWT. The main highlights are: JWT: Complete the RBAC system and flexibility improvements: Scopes validation (thanks to @chrisdennig) Extract and forward claims as headers (thanks to @chrisdennig) Support for Oracle Identity Cloud Service by allowing key identifers other than kid such as x5t or kid_x5t (contribution from Oracle) Allow loading of local JWK files Integration with secret providers such as: Amazon KMS Azure’s Key Vault Google Cloud KMS Hashicorp’s Vault Encrypted or plain base64 file Other features:

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KrakenD partners with Microsoft to distribute in Azure

by Albert Lombarte

Feb 19, 2021

open source, Docker

2 min read

KrakenD continues to expand its distribution channels and services by partnering with Microsoft to publish its API Gateway on Azure Marketplace. As a first step, the Azure Marketplace now counts with a ready-to-use KrakenD image for the open-source edition that helps users of the Azure Kubernete Service (AKS) to quickly and securely publish services through KrakenD API Gateway. According to a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft KrakenD is a great fit in the cloud-native space and a recommended product for AKS workloads and Kubernetes in general

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KrakenD 1.2.0 released

by Albert Lombarte

Oct 5, 2020

open source, release notes

3 min read

The KrakenD team is pleased to announce the release of KrakenD 1.2. You can get it packaged from the download page. Some of the highlights include: Added a /__health endpoint Removed the wording whitelist and blacklist from all our products (#BlackLivesMatter) Datadog integration Array manipulation available after merging multiple backends KRAKEND_-like environment vars to override configuration A lot of small features and bugfixes KrakenD framework Summary of the most significant changes:

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