Kong vs. APItools vs. Reqres

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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 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.

What is Reqres?

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

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Why do developers choose Kong?
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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 Reqres?
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Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does APItools cost?
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Companies

What companies use Kong?
37 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use APItools?
1 companies on StackShare use APItools
What companies use Reqres?
0 companies on StackShare use Reqres

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with APItools?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with APItools
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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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