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Django REST framework JWT vs ORY Hydra: What are the differences?

Developers describe Django REST framework JWT as "JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST Framework". This package provides JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST framework. Unlike some more typical uses of JWTs, this module only generates authentication tokens that will verify the user who is requesting one of your DRF protected API resources. On the other hand, ORY Hydra is detailed as "Secure access to your applications and APIs". It is a self-managed server that secures access to your applications and APIs with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.

Django REST framework JWT belongs to "User Management and Authentication" category of the tech stack, while ORY Hydra can be primarily classified under "Security".

Some of the features offered by Django REST framework JWT are:

  • JSON Web Token Authentication
  • Django REST framework
  • Generates authentication tokens

On the other hand, ORY Hydra provides the following key features:

  • OAuth 2.0 Authorization Server
  • OpenID Connect certified
  • Flexible User Management

Django REST framework JWT is an open source tool with 2.87K GitHub stars and 518 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Django REST framework JWT's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Django REST framework JWT?

This package provides JSON Web Token Authentication support for Django REST framework. Unlike some more typical uses of JWTs, this module only generates authentication tokens that will verify the user who is requesting one of your DRF protected API resources.

What is ORY Hydra?

It is a self-managed server that secures access to your applications and APIs with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect. It is OpenID Connect Certified and optimized for latency, high throughput, and low resource consumption.

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What are some alternatives to Django REST framework JWT and ORY Hydra?
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
JSON Web Token
JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed.
Amazon Cognito
You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline.
Keycloak
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
OAuth2
It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.
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