Compare Istio vs. Kong Kuma

Istio is ranked 3rd in Service Mesh while Kong Kuma is ranked 4th in Service Mesh. Istio is rated 0, while Kong Kuma is rated 0. On the other hand, Istio is most compared with AWS App Mesh, whereas Kong Kuma is most compared with HashiCorp Consul and AWS App Mesh.
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Overview

Connect
Intelligently control the flow of traffic and API calls between services, conduct a range of tests, and upgrade gradually with red/black deployments.

Secure
Automatically secure your services through managed authentication, authorization, and encryption of communication between services.

Control
Apply policies and ensure that they’re enforced, and that resources are fairly distributed among consumers.

Observe
See what's happening with rich automatic tracing, monitoring, and logging of all your services.

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.

Platform Agnostic
Kuma can run anywhere, on Kubernetes and VMs, in the cloud or on-premise, in single or multi-datacenter setups.

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