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Discussion on: Why do microservices need an API Gateway?

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Rahul Author • Edited

Is there any specific reasons on why you don't like Kong? We are using it on production.
Pretty much solves the problem at hand for us.

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Andrew Waters

I've had immeasurable issues with the development lifecycle (in particular the feedback loop) when writing plugins for it (using the Go PDK bridge)

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yellow1912

Nothing in particular. It actually looks great. I may even use it for a toy project first. I'm using haproxy for load balancer so I'm thinking I should try out its other features as well.

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Rahul Author

If you're just looking for a LB, you should check out nginx as well. FYI, Kong is just a wrapper around nginx.