Multiple clouds and private datacenters with dynamic IPs, ephemeral containers, dominated by east-west traffic, no clear network perimeters.
-Centralized registry to locate any service
-Services discovered and connected with centralized policies
-Network automated in service of applications
-Zero trust network enforced by identity-based security policies
CRD + RESTful Interface
Built on top of Envoy, Kuma can be fully operated via simple CRDs on Kubernetes or with a RESTful API on other platforms. GUI included.
L4 + L7 Policies
Connect your Microservices with Kuma, and apply intuitive policies for security, observability, routing, and more in one command.
Kuma can run anywhere, on Kubernetes and VMs, in the cloud or on-premise, in single or multi-datacenter setups.
HashiCorp Consul is ranked 4th in Service Mesh while Kong Kuma is ranked 2nd in Service Mesh. HashiCorp Consul is rated 0.0, while Kong Kuma is rated 0.0. On the other hand, HashiCorp Consul is most compared with AWS App Mesh, VMware Tanzu Service Mesh and Buoyant Linkerd, whereas Kong Kuma is most compared with Istio, Envoy, AWS App Mesh and Buoyant Linkerd.
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