Kong vs. Shields.io vs. Tyk Cloud

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What is Kong?

Kong was created to secure, manage and extend Microservices & APIs. Kong is powered by the battle-tested tech of NGINX and Cassandra with a focus on scalability, high performance & reliability. Kong runs in production at Mashape handling billions of requests to over ten thousand APIs.

What is Shields.io?

Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Kong?
34 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Shields.io?
4 companies on StackShare use Shields.io
What companies use Tyk Cloud?
4 companies on StackShare use Tyk Cloud

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
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What tools integrate with Tyk Cloud?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Tyk Cloud

What are some alternatives to Kong, Shields.io, and Tyk Cloud?

  • Istio - Open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, by Google, IBM, and Lyft
  • seneca - A Micro-Services toolkit for Node.js
  • Micro - A microservice toolkit
  • linkerd - Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices

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