We are happy to announce a new release of Kuma - v1.1.0 - that ships with more than 10 new features, a new timeout policy, and new health-checking and load-balancing modes!! We highly suggest to upgrade to this new version.

Improvements in 1.1.0

  • 🚀 New timeout policy configurable per service and traffic path
  • 🚀 More features in both the health check and load balancing policies
  • 🚀 New default retry policy that’s created when the mesh is provisioned
  • auto_host_rewrite is enabled by default in external services
  • Requirement removed for ingress.kubernetes.io/service-upstream for Kong Gateway
  • Improvements to transparent proxying on VMs
  • Support for UPD listeners
  • Built on the new version of Envoy, v1.17.1
  • And more!

For a complete list of features and updates, take a look at the full changelog.

Join us on the community call!

Join us on our community channels to learn more about Kuma, including our official Slack chat. The community channels are useful to get up and running with Kuma, as well as to learn how to contribute to and discuss the project roadmap. Kuma is a CNCF Sandbox project: neutral, open and inclusive.

The next community call will be hosted on March 17th at 8:30am PST. Also don’t forget to follow Kuma on Twitter and star it on GitHub!


Be sure to carefully read the Upgrade Guide before upgrading Kuma.

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