Kong vs. Runscope vs. API Umbrella

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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 Runscope?

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

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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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Kong?
    No Cons submitted yet for Kong
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    What are the cons of using Runscope?
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    What are the cons of using API Umbrella?
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    Pricing

    How much does Kong cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Kong?
    34 companies on StackShare use Kong
    What companies use Runscope?
    35 companies on StackShare use Runscope
    What companies use API Umbrella?
    1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella

    Integrations

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

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

    • 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

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