Kong vs. JSON Server vs. Tyk Cloud

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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 JSON Server?

Created with <3 for front-end developers who need a quick back-end for prototyping and mocking.

What is Tyk Cloud?

Tyk is a lightweight, open source API Gateway and enables you to control who accesses your API, when they access it and how they access it. Tyk will also record detailed analytics on how your users are interacting with your API and when things go wrong.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Kong?
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Why do developers choose JSON Server?
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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 JSON Server?
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What are the cons of using Tyk Cloud?
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Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does JSON Server cost?
How much does Tyk Cloud cost?
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Companies

What companies use Kong?
37 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use JSON Server?
2 companies on StackShare use JSON Server
What companies use Tyk Cloud?
4 companies on StackShare use Tyk Cloud

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Tyk Cloud?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Tyk Cloud

What are some alternatives to Kong, JSON Server, and Tyk Cloud?

  • 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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