How an API Gateway and a Service Mesh Work Together in the Cloud Native World

Last Revised: September 12, 2022


  • About this Webinar

    As service mesh technology has emerged, the industry has often failed to recognize how this pattern played with the API gateway pattern. Gateways and service meshes have their utility, and skillfully taking advantage of both allows us to build highly scalable, secure, and reliable applications.

    In this webinar, Kong Senior Solutions Engineers Ahmed Koshok and Ned Harris illustrate the differences between API gateways and service mesh — and how they work together.

    Key Takeaways

    • Understand why security, observability, and reliability are important in the cloud natvie world, both for inter and intra application communications.
    • How to build APIs in a stable way and ensure they are well documented for partners and customers.
    • Compare API gateway and service mesh, and patterns for each.


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