We are looking at implementing Kong as our API gateway product and I was hoping to get some more details on the Kong 2.0 release mentioned in this blog post:
https://konghq.com/blog/kong-gateway-2-0-released-at-kong-summit-2019/. I am hesitant to spend the effort implementing Kong 1.x only to have a big suite of required changes not long after.
Is there an expected date for the 2.0 release?
The major version change indicates breaking changes. Do you have any indication of how extensive these changes would be?
Indeed, it seems quite bizarre and frustrating that the major version was released as an open alpha but with no apparent documentation around it, especially wrt what major breaking changes it has made.
This was put out today which addresses some (but not all) of your questions,
Hello Kong community,
Since Kong 2.0 was announced at the last Kong Summit, it’s understandable that there’s been some concern about the upcoming changes. “Are there going to be major breaking changes?” and “Will my Kong 1.x configuration break with 2.0?” were some of the concerns we heard, so we thought we’d address the community ahead of time to dispel those fears.
We want to the Kong 2.0 upgrade to be low-impact for users as possible. For this reason, we’re taking a pragmatic…