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Description

What is Amazon API Gateway?

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 Kong?

Kong was created to secure, manage and extend Microservices & APIs. Kong is powered by the battle-tested tech of NGINX and Cassandra with a focus on scalability, high performance & reliability. Kong runs in production at Mashape handling billions of requests to over ten thousand APIs.

What is Apigility?

An API-based architecture is essential to agile delivery of mobile applications. Apigility provides JSON representations that can be parsed and used in any mobile framework; write for the web or native applications simultaneously!

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Cons

What are the cons of using Amazon API Gateway?
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What are the cons of using Kong?
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Pricing

How much does Amazon API Gateway cost?
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Companies

What companies use Amazon API Gateway?
129 companies on StackShare use Amazon API Gateway
What companies use Kong?
34 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Apigility?
3 companies on StackShare use Apigility

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon API Gateway?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon API Gateway
What tools integrate with Kong?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with Apigility?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Apigility

What are some alternatives to Amazon API Gateway, Kong, and Apigility?

  • Postman - Postman is the most efficient way to test, develop and document APIs. Now available on Mac too!
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴

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