Kong vs. Apigility vs. Tyk Cloud



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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 Apigility?

An API-based architecture is essential to agile delivery of mobile applications. Apigility provides JSON representations that can be parsed and used in any mobile framework; write for the web or native applications simultaneously!

What is Tyk Cloud?

Tyk is a lightweight, open source API Gateway and enables you to control who accesses your API, when they access it and how they access it. Tyk will also record detailed analytics on how your users are interacting with your API and when things go wrong.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Apigility?
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Why do developers choose Tyk Cloud?
Why do you like Tyk Cloud?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does Apigility cost?
How much does Tyk Cloud cost?
Tyk Cloud Pricing

Companies

What companies use Kong?
54 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Apigility?
5 companies on StackShare use Apigility
What companies use Tyk Cloud?
6 companies on StackShare use Tyk Cloud

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with Apigility?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Apigility
What tools integrate with Tyk Cloud?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Tyk Cloud

What are some alternatives to Kong, Apigility, and Tyk Cloud?

  • 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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