What is Gubernator?
It is a distributed, high performance, cloud native and stateless rate limiting service. It evenly distributes rate limit requests across the entire cluster, which means you can scale the system by simply adding more nodes.
Gubernator is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Gubernator is an open source tool with 373 GitHub stars and 28 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gubernator's open source repository on GitHub
Why developers like Gubernator?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Gubernator
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- provides both GRPC and HTTP access to it’s API
- Can be run as a sidecar to services
- Can be used as a library to implement a domain specific rate limiting service
Gubernator Alternatives & Comparisons
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