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3scale vs Mashape: What are the differences?

What is 3scale? Operate, Manage and Distribute your APIs. 3scale's API Management platform provides services and solutions, allowing you to Operate, Manage and Distribute your APIs. Trusted by 450+ API programs.

What is Mashape? Open Source API Platform for a Cloud Native World. 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.

3scale and Mashape belong to "API Hub and Management" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by 3scale are:

  • API management dashboard
  • User authentication
  • Rate limiting

On the other hand, Mashape provides the following key features:

  • Logging: Log requests and responses to your system over TCP, UDP or to disk
  • OAuth2.0: Add easily an OAuth2.0 authentication to your APIs
  • Monitoring: Live monitoring provides key load and performance server metrics
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Pros of Mashape
  • 5
    Integrated developer portal
  • 3
    Full lifecycle api management
  • 3
    Plugable api management layer
  • 3
    Separates policy definition from enforcement
  • 7
    Built-in billing layer for API owners
  • 6
    Integrated API documentation and test console
  • 6
    Issue tracking for API owners
  • 4
    User management for API owners
  • 3
    Easy setup

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What is 3scale?

3scale's API Management platform provides services and solutions, allowing you to Operate, Manage and Distribute your APIs. Trusted by 450+ API programs.

What is Mashape?

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.

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