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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 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 APItools?

APItools is a service for developers to test and debug API traffic, troubleshoot, etc. and for devops to monitor API traffic. Available in the cloud and on-premise. Open source. In private beta.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Kong?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Kong?
35 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Paw?
13 companies on StackShare use Paw
What companies use APItools?
1 companies on StackShare use APItools

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
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What tools integrate with APItools?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with APItools

What are some alternatives to Kong, Paw, and APItools?

  • 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

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