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Ambassador

Open source, Kubernetes-native API Gateway for Microservices built on Envoy
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What is Ambassador?

Map services to arbitrary URLs in a single, declarative YAML file. Configure routes with CORS support, circuit breakers, timeouts, and more. Replace your Kubernetes ingress controller. Route gRPC, WebSockets, or HTTP.
Ambassador is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
Ambassador is an open source tool with 2.8K GitHub stars and 417 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ambassador's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ambassador?

Companies
16 companies reportedly use Ambassador in their tech stacks, including Ruangguru, Onefootball, and Handshake.

Developers
27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ambassador.

Ambassador Integrations

Docker, Kubernetes, Istio, gRPC, and Envoy are some of the popular tools that integrate with Ambassador. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Ambassador.
Pros of Ambassador

Ambassador Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ambassador?
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
Envoy
Originally built at Lyft, Envoy is a high performance C++ distributed proxy designed for single services and applications, as well as a communication bus and “universal data plane” designed for large microservice “service mesh” architectures.
Istio
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
Kong
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
Postman
It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
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Ambassador's Followers
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