APISpark vs Mashape: What are the differences?
APISpark: Create, host & manage web APIs. APISpark lets you create, host, manage and use web APIs in a flash. Using the Restlet Framework at its core, APISpark radically simplifies the web API experience, the time-to-market and the overall cost to get started and to scale; Mashape: Open Source API Platform for a Cloud Native World. 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.
APISpark and Mashape can be primarily classified as "API Hub and Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by APISpark are:
- Catalog Promotion
- Easy Registration
- Automated Documentation
On the other hand, Mashape provides the following key features:
- Logging: Log requests and responses to your system over TCP, UDP or to disk
- OAuth2.0: Add easily an OAuth2.0 authentication to your APIs
- Monitoring: Live monitoring provides key load and performance server metrics