Amazon API Gateway vs. Kong vs. Runscope

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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 Runscope?

Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon API Gateway?
    131 companies on StackShare use Amazon API Gateway
    What companies use Kong?
    34 companies on StackShare use Kong
    What companies use Runscope?
    35 companies on StackShare use Runscope

    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 Runscope?
    16 tools on StackShare integrate with Runscope

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

    • 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
    • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴
    • RAML - RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing

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