Kong vs. Paw vs. API Umbrella



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Description

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 Paw?

Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.

What is API Umbrella?

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Paw?
Why do you like Paw?

Why do developers choose API Umbrella?
Why do you like API Umbrella?

Cons

What are the cons of using Kong?
No Cons submitted yet for Kong
Downsides of Kong?

What are the cons of using Paw?
Downsides of Paw?

What are the cons of using API Umbrella?
No Cons submitted yet for API Umbrella
Downsides of API Umbrella?

Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does Paw cost?
How much does API Umbrella cost?

Companies

What companies use Kong?
55 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Paw?
19 companies on StackShare use Paw
What companies use API Umbrella?
1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Kong, Paw, and API Umbrella?

  • Istio - Open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, by Google, IBM, and Lyft
  • linkerd - Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices
  • seneca - A Micro-Services toolkit for Node.js
  • Micro - A microservice toolkit

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