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Event onDemand-06

AWS Modernization with Kong:

Hands-On Live Workshop. Watch onDemand.

What we covered

In this workshop, Anuj Sharma, Solution Architect at AWS, and Claudio Acquaviva, Software Architect at Kong demonstrated why API Gateway is a pattern for modernization and how to use patterns with Kong to:

  • Decentralize Applications and Services - Break down monoliths into services or build new applications with distributed architectures to accelerate your journey to microservices, Kubernetes and Service Mesh.
  • Secure and Govern APIs and Services - Provide consistent security, governance, and compliance across APIs and services.
  • Create a Developer Platform - Provide an internal developer platform built for distributed architectures.
  • Offload critical and complex processing out of services and microservices.

Attendees followed the AWS Setup, Kong for Kubernetes Setup, Kong Ingress Creation, Kong Ingress Policies, Kong Ingress Consumption and Monitoring.

*This workshop requires an AWS account where there is IAM user/identity that has proper permissions to set up the necessary AWS components to work through the workshop, as well as introductory knowledge in Kubernetes.

**Kong Konnect Enterprise is a Service Connectivity platform that provides technology teams at multi-cloud and hybrid organizations the “architectural freedom” to build APIs and services anywhere. Kong’s Service Connectivity Platform provides a flexible, technology-agnostic platform that supports any cloud, platform, protocol and architecture. Kong Konnect Enterprise supports the full lifecycle of service management, enabling users to easily design, test, secure, deploy, monitor, monetize and version their APIs.

Anuj Sharma

Solution architect at Amazon Web Services


Anuj Sharma has been building on AWS for over 7 years. He has hands-on industry experience for over 15 years in application and infrastructure development. When not developing, he likes to hike around Mt Rainier.

Claudio Acquaviva

Software Architect at Kong


Claudio Acquaviva is currently focused on API Management, Microservices and Service Mesh, monolith to microservices migration projects on OnPremises and Cloud Computing Hybrid environments.