Kong vs. API Umbrella vs. Reqres

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools



Heads up: you're comparing apples to oranges. Tools belonging to different groups are often not directly comparable because they usually have different intended purposes and benefits.

Favorites

89

Favorites

13

Favorites

4

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • -
  • 14
  • 195
  • 2
  • -
  • 0
  • -
  • 24
  • 0

GitHub Stats

Description

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 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.

What is Reqres?

A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

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

Why do developers choose Reqres?
Why do you like Reqres?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

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

Companies

What companies use Kong?
34 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use API Umbrella?
1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella
What companies use Reqres?
0 companies on StackShare use Reqres

Integrations

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

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

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

See all alternatives to Kong

Latest News

MesosCon Wrap Up
Kong Presents at MesosCon 2017
Kong CE 0.11.0 released


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these