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Amazon API Gateway

Amazon API Gateway is a very powerful tool, particularly for small engineering teams. It is ideal for rapidly developing microservices when used in conjunction with the Serverless framework and AWS Lambda. It is also great when used as a conventional API gateway that provides authentication and routing over microservices. It would not be useful for exposing a monolithic application.
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TIBCO Cloud Mashery

Mashery is great when it comes to deployment to your own datacenter and when it comes to managing third party API's like Salesforce using Mashery Cloud version. I would be a little bit more careful when deploying it on Kubernetes as it was not designed for it. New version 5 is re-architected to run more on natively on Kubernetes, but we have not tested it yet.
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Feature Rating Comparison

API Management

Amazon API Gateway
8.2
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
6.8
API access control
Amazon API Gateway
9.0
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
8.0
Rate limits and usage policies
Amazon API Gateway
9.0
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
8.4
API usage data
Amazon API Gateway
9.0
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
6.3
API versioning
Amazon API Gateway
7.0
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
7.6
API monitoring and logging
Amazon API Gateway
7.0
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
6.1
API user onboarding
Amazon API Gateway
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
7.3
Usage billing and payments
Amazon API Gateway
TIBCO Cloud Mashery
4.0

Pros

  • API Gateway integrates well with AWS Lambda. This allows us to build a web server in the language and framework of our choice, deploy it as a Lambda function, and expose it through API Gateway.
  • API Gateway manages API keys. Building rate limiting and request quota features are not trivial (or interesting).
  • API Gateway's pricing can be very attractive for services that are accessed infrequently.
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  • The platform is solid. The product's uptime is excellent and Mashery has not struggled to handle the volume of requests our clients have thrown at it.
  • Configuration is straightforward and intuitive. It's easy to create a new endpoint, a new package, a new API Key, etc.
  • Mashery is good at communicating with us when new features, or enhancements to existing features, are rolled out.
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Cons

  • API Gateway introduces some concepts, such as Stages and Integration Requests, that are foreign to most developers. The documentation hints in the Console help, but sometimes these concepts are not transferred to frameworks like Serverless.
  • Systems that use API Gateway may behave differently in end-to-end tests in local or CI environments.
  • Navigating the Console can be confusing.
  • It could be easier to codify API Gateway configurations.
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  • Documentation.
  • Flexibility to modify the user interface.
  • More robust statistics without buying Spotfire as the software solution.
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Alternatives Considered

Nginx is a powerful tool but configuring, running and maintaining but Nginx will never be a competitive advantage for our business. API Gateway is powerful because it is managed and does what we need out-of-the-box. Nginx is used more widely in the community; it may be easier to find developers with Nginx experience.
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Mashery was already installed when I took over the project. I have not worked extensively with other platforms.
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Return on Investment

  • API Gateway has positively impacted our business by increasing the stability of our services. It is easy to implement rate limiting and horizontal scaling with API Gateway; this helps us to deliver highly-available services.
  • API Gateway has increased our developer's productivity because they can delegate the management of web services to AWS. They can focus on features instead of Nginx configurations.
  • API Gateway makes access control easy, which makes securing our services easier.
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  • Allowed us to quickly give access to internal and external clients.
  • We've had several business-impacting outages due to Mashery and would like to see that improve.
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Pricing Details

Amazon API Gateway

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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TIBCO Cloud Mashery

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

TIBCO Cloud Mashery More Information