Emissary-ingress: Open Source API Gateway

Route traffic to your Kubernetes services with the most popular Envoy Proxy-based Kubernetes Ingress Controller and API Gateway.

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Comprehensive, Easy-To-Use, and Proven

Built on the Envoy Proxy

Envoy Proxy enables sophisticated traffic management capabilities , such as load balancing, circuit breakers, rate limits, and automatic retries.

Uses Kubernetes CRDs

A declarative, self-service model built on Kubernetes Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) enable continuous delivery workflows.

Independent and Integrated

The Emissary-ingress API Gateway integrates with observability, distributed tracing, and service mesh solutions.

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What's New in the Emissary-ingress API Gateway?

We continually add improvements and new features to our open-source project.

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Popular Features and Integrations

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