We are happy to announce a new release of Kuma! Kuma 1.2.2 ships with fast-follow fixes and improvements to the previous version. We strongly suggest to upgrade, in order to take advantage of the latest and greatest when it comes to service mesh.


  • :rocket: Datadog is now available as a traffic tracing option.
  • :rocket: Message limit for gRPC stream is increased to better support Kuma discovery service (KDS)
  • Improved leader election during unexpected failures.
  • Improved SDS and XDS on rapid DP restarts.
  • Fixed HDS on the dpserver when bootstrapping an ingress.

And much more! The full changelog is available here.

Datadog integration

Livestream for Kuma 1.2

Watch a livestream about Kuma 1.2 showcasing some of the new features on Youtube. Also, feel free to ask any question on Slack.

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 July 21st at 8:30am PDT. 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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