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Express Gateway vs linkerd: What are the differences?

What is Express Gateway? An open source API gateway for microservices built on Express.js. A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules..

What is linkerd? Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices. linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.

Express Gateway and linkerd can be categorized as "Microservices" tools.

Some of the features offered by Express Gateway are:

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • API Management

On the other hand, linkerd provides the following key features:

  • Adaptive load-balancing
  • Fine-grained instrumentation
  • Abstractions over service discovery

linkerd is an open source tool with 5.02K GitHub stars and 501 GitHub forks. Here's a link to linkerd's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Express Gateway
Pros of linkerd
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    Microservices, Body manipulation
  • 3
    Amazing api gwy. Easy and powerful configuration
  • 3
    Custom Plugins
  • 2
    Development workflow integration
  • 3
    CNCF Project
  • 1
    Fast Integration
  • 1
    Pre-check permissions
  • 1
    Light Weight
  • 1
    Service Mesh

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Cons of Express Gateway
Cons of linkerd
  • 2
    Deprecated
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    What is Express Gateway?

    A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages. Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules.

    What is linkerd?

    linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.

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    What are some alternatives to Express Gateway and linkerd?
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