Apache APISIX vs NGINX:
Dynamic Configuration,
Cluster Management

Built on NGINX, with more features than NGINX.

Many companies have migrated from NGINX to Apache APISIX, immediately achieving fast growth and reducing operational costs.

Airwallex
Amber
EUROPE'S EYES ON EARTH
European Factory Platform
XPENG
vivo

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Dynamic

  • All configurations are dynamic

  • Snippet configuration compatible with NGINX

  • Support developing plugins in any languages

Rich Features

  • More than reverse proxy and load balancer

  • Canary release, observability, security features

  • Support API full lifecycle management

Cluster Management

  • Manage tens of thousands of data planes

  • RESTful API to manage configurations

  • Configurations take effect less than 1ms

Apache APISIX vs NGINX

Features

Cluster Management

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Hot Reload

Apache APISIX:

Dynamically

NGINX:

Reload with downtime

Configuration Methods

Apache APISIX:

Dashboard, RESTful API

NGINX:

Static Files

Active Health Check

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Plugin Extensibility

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Observability

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Service Discovery

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Out-of-box Dashboard

Apache APISIX:

NGINX:

Organization/Company

Apache APISIX:

Apache Software Foundation

NGINX:

F5

Use Cases

API Gateway for Web3: How APISIX Empowers Hyperchain

API Gateway for Web3: How APISIX Empowers Hyperchain

How Does vivo Integrate with APISIX

How Does vivo Integrate with APISIX

How Does Zoom Use APISIX Ingress in Its Continuous Delivery Pipeline?

How Does Zoom Use APISIX Ingress in Its Continuous Delivery Pipeline?

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