Amazon API Gateway vs. Kong vs. APItools



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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 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.

What is APItools?

APItools is a service for developers to test and debug API traffic, troubleshoot, etc. and for devops to monitor API traffic. Available in the cloud and on-premise. Open source. In private beta.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Amazon API Gateway?
Why do you like Amazon API Gateway?

Why do developers choose Kong?
Why do you like Kong?

Why do developers choose APItools?
Why do you like APItools?

Cons

What are the cons of using Amazon API Gateway?
No Cons submitted yet for Amazon API Gateway
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What are the cons of using Kong?
No Cons submitted yet for Kong
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What are the cons of using APItools?
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Pricing

How much does Amazon API Gateway cost?
Amazon API Gateway Pricing
How much does Kong cost?
How much does APItools cost?
APItools Pricing

Companies

What companies use Amazon API Gateway?
192 companies on StackShare use Amazon API Gateway
What companies use Kong?
60 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use APItools?
1 companies on StackShare use APItools

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon API Gateway?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon API Gateway
What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with APItools?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with APItools

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

  • Postman - Postman is the only complete API development environment.
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring

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