Kong vs Netflix OSS: What are the differences?
Kong: Open Source Microservice & API Management Layer. 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; Netflix OSS: A set of frameworks and libraries to solve distributed-systems problems at scale. It provides tools and services to get the most out of your (big) data. It also provides runtime containers, libraries and services that power microservices.
Kong and Netflix OSS can be categorized as "Microservices" tools.
Kong is an open source tool with 22.9K GitHub stars and 2.83K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Kong's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Kong has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 112 developers stacks; compared to Netflix OSS, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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