Amazon API Gateway vs API Umbrella: What are the differences?
What is Amazon API Gateway? Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
What is API Umbrella? Open source API management platform used by api.data.gov. API Umbrella is a proxy that sits in front of your APIs It can seamlessly add common functionality like api keys, rate limiting, and analytics to any API..
Amazon API Gateway and API Umbrella belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.
API Umbrella is an open source tool with 1.31K GitHub stars and 243 GitHub forks. Here's a link to API Umbrella's open source repository on GitHub.
What is Amazon API Gateway?
What is API Umbrella?
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What tools integrate with API Umbrella?
API Gateway in conjunction with Lambda has allowed us to become 'serverless'. We have a number of API endpoints that range from simple CRUD operations, through to triggering chains of complex background jobs. Like Lambda, this service has released us from getting bogged down in infrastructure management, freeing up huge amounts of time to focus on solving business problems.
It provides me with POST endpoints; I don't run servers and some third-party services need to POST data to my application.
Triggers the Lambda function from a GitHub WebHook push into
Excellent API Gateway, some quirks but most are being addressed over time, easy integration with Lambda