You can install Kong on most Linux distributions and macOS. We even provide the source so you can compile yourself.
Install Kong →
Learn how to start Kong, add a Service, enable plugins, and add consumers in under thirty seconds.
Start using Kong →
Want to use Kong over TCP traffic? Want to start using Service Mesh? Check our tutorial to learn how to do it.
Read the tutorial →
We have a quick demo repository showing how to run Kong Service Mesh on Kubernetes.
Visit the repo →
Want to further optimize your Kong cluster, database, or configure NGINX? Dive into the configuration.
Start configuring Kong →
Want a better understanding of the CLI tool and its options? Browse the detailed command reference.
Use the CLI →
Ready to learn the underlying interface? Browse the Admin API reference to learn how to start making requests.
Explore the interface →
If you are starting more than one node, you must use clustering to make sure all the nodes belong to the same Kong cluster.
Read the clustering reference →