September 28-29, 2021

Kong Summit 2021 Training

Kong Gateway Fundamentals

Sep 30, 2021, 8:00AM to 12:00PM PST
Cost: Free

What you’ll learn 

By the end of this course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Explain the purpose of Kong Gateway and basic concepts
  • Deploy and manage simple API services
  • Test APIs based on OpenAPI using Insomnia and inso
  • Deploy API specifications to Kong Gateway using decK

What we’ll cover 

  • Kong Gateway Fundamentals
    • Identify & explain Services, Routes, Plugins, and Consumers 
    • Use the Admin API and Kong Manager to configure Kong Gateway
    • Understand the API request and response flow through the Kong Konnect Gateway
    • Use Kong Vitals
    • Describe Workspaces, Roles, and RBAC
    • Lab Exercises: 
      • Enable a Rate Limiting Plugin
      • Create a service, route and consumer
  • Designing API’s with Insomnia
    • Understand the OpenAPI Specification
    • Understand and explain the developer workflow using Insomnia
    • Use Insomnia to design, test, and manage an API based on the OpenAPI Specification
    • Use Inso to lint and test APIs in APIOps pipelines using inso
    • Lab Exercises: 
      • Working with Insomnia
      • The Inso CLI tool
  • Deploying API’s
    • Understand and explain declarative configuration with decK
    • Be able to administer Kong Gateway using decK
    • Understand APIOps
    • Lab Exercise
      • Working with decK
  • Knowledge Check


  • Basic Linux command line proficiency
  • General networking proficiency
  • Understanding of RESTful API concepts
  • Git workflow

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