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Marco Palladino
We recommend to update to the latest update of Kong (0.9.8) that ships with some significant bugfixes and performance improvements, especially if you are using Cassandra or Redis:

Updates

    Properly set the admin IP in the Serf script. Provide negative-caching for missed database entities. This should improve performance in some cases. Fix fault tolerancy logic and error reporting in rate-limiting plugins.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Upgrading from < 0.9.x

If you are migrating from an older version of Kong < 0.9.x, then follow the migration instructions in order to make your Kong…
Marco Palladino
We strongly recommend to update to the latest update of Kong (0.9.7) that ships with some significant bugfixes and performance improvements, especially if you are using Cassandra:

Updates

    Fixed a performance issue in Cassandra by removing an old workaround that was forcing Cassandra to use LuaSocket instead of cosockets. Custom plugins are now properly loaded again. Galileo: properly encode empty arrays. OAuth 2: some improvements, including safely parsing the request body even when no data has been sent. And more.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Upgrading from < 0.9.x

If you are…
Marco Palladino
While we wait for the release of 0.10, the latest update of Kong (0.9.6) ships with some bugfixes:

Updates

    Resolve support for PostgreSQL SSL connections Ensure kong start honors the --conf flag is a config file already exists at one of the default locations Obfuscate sensitive properties from the / Admin API route which returns the current node’s configuration
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Upgrading from < 0.9.x

If you are migrating from an older version of Kong < 0.9.x, then follow the migration instructions in order to make your Kong cluster functioning…
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.9.5) ships with improvements and bugfixes:

Updates

    Dropping support for OpenResty 1.9.15.1 in favor of 1.11.2.1 Fixed an error (introduced in 0.9.4) in the auto-clustering event
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Upgrading from < 0.9.x

If you are migrating from an older version of Kong < 0.9.x, then follow the migration instructions in order to make your Kong cluster functioning after updating to 0.9.x. Curious about the new version? Try Kong 0.9.5 now
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.9.4) ships with improvements and bugfixes:

Updates

    Fixed the random string generator that was causing some problems, especially in Serf for clustering. Reducing log noise in the Admin API. And more.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Upgrading from < 0.9.x

If you are migrating from an older version of Kong < 0.9.x, then follow the migration instructions in order to make your Kong cluster functioning after updating to 0.9.x.

Curious about the new version? Try Kong 0.9.4 now
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.9.3) ships with improvements and bugfixes:

Updates

    Serf 0.8 support Fixes a bug with global plugins invalidation
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Docker Official Image

We are happy to announce that Kong finally has an official Docker image, and it’s available in the Docker Hub. You can now use Kong with Docker just by running the “kong” image. The previous “mashape/kong” image is deprecated and will be removed soon.

New CLI and Configuration format

In case you missed the previous announcement, Kong 0.9.x ships with a…
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.9.2) ships with improvements and bugfixes:

Updates

    Prevent Kong from silently failing to start. This would be caused by an erroneous error handler. Correctly report migrations errors. OAuth2: allow to correctly delete applications when using Cassandra. And much more.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Docker Official Image

We are happy to announce that Kong finally has an official Docker image, and it’s available in the Docker Hub. You can now use Kong with Docker just by running the “kong” image. The previous “mashape/kong” image is deprecated…
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.9.1) ships with improvements and bugfixes:

Updates

    Extended the API of the ACL and Basic, HMAC, JWT, Key, OAuth2 Authentication plugins to enable easier querying. Fixed a bug caused by the “unlimited” ulimit value. Fixed a bug that prevented the configuration file from being parsed properly. And much more.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Docker Official Image

We are happy to announce that Kong finally has an official Docker image, and it’s available in the Docker Hub. You can now use Kong with Docker just by…
Marco Palladino
As we’re approaching 1M downloads we wanted to be sure to build for the long term and support the community with an API Gateway focused on reliability, efficiency and speed. We are happy to announce that Kong 0.9 has been released after a few months of intense refactoring and improvements. This is the biggest release since we started the project, and will set a solid foundation for the months to come. Check the full changelog.

New CLI and Configuration

We are introducing a new CLI and a new configuration format to make Kong easier to use in a bigger…
Marco Palladino
The latest update of Kong (0.8.3) ships with some bugfixes:

Updates

    Fixed an edge case that was preventing new nodes from properly registering themselves into the “nodes” table. Fixed a bug that was occurring when using OAuth 2.0 and Postgres. And more.
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions.

Cassandra or PostgreSQL?

With the release of Kong 0.8.x you can now finally decide to use either Cassandra or PostgreSQL for storing your data. Cassandra and Postgres are two different databases with different engines that serve different use-cases. We recommend using Cassandra in multi-datacenter setups,…
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