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Why is APISIX Ingress a Better Choice than Ingress NGINX?

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December 6, 2022

Why is APISIX Ingress a Better Choice than Ingress NGINX?

This article mainly compares the basic functionalities of APISIX Ingress and Ingress NGINX. APISIX Ingress is better than Ingress NGINX in terms of scalability, extensibility, and functionality.

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Understanding and Using RESTful APIs

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December 2, 2022

Understanding and Using RESTful APIs

This article explains what is RESTful API and how APISIX can help you with RESTful APIs

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Leveraging API Gateway for Data Sovereignty and Data Compliance

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November 28, 2022

Leveraging API Gateway for Data Sovereignty and Data Compliance

Using the multi-layer network on API gateway can help multinational companies better handle API data compliance.

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API Gateway Authentication

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November 25, 2022

API Gateway Authentication

What is the importance of API gateway authentication? What is APISIX's authentication? How Apache APISIX implements API gateway authentication?

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What is OAuth?

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November 18, 2022

What is OAuth?

History of OAuth, the working process, authorization process and protocol flow of OAuth, OIDC, and how APISIX supports OAuth and OIDC.

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Hashicorp Vault & Apache APISIX: Strengthen Your API Security

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November 15, 2022

Hashicorp Vault & Apache APISIX: Strengthen Your API Security

This article introduces Hashicorp Vault, how Apache APISIX integrates Hashicorp Vault, and some future developing trends between them.

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How to Use Gateway API in APISIX Ingress Controller

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November 11, 2022

How to Use Gateway API in APISIX Ingress Controller

This article introduces Kubernetes Gateway API, a specification to expose services outside, and how to use Gateway API in APISIX Ingress Controller.

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What Is API Monetization?

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November 11, 2022

What Is API Monetization?

This article introduces API monetization and APISIX's approach to realize API monetization.

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Secure APIs in an API Gateway

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November 4, 2022

Secure APIs in an API Gateway

This article introduces API, API security, and some ways of protecting API.

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What is GraphQL?

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November 4, 2022

What is GraphQL?

This article introduces GraphQL, an API-oriented query language, and how APISIX supports GraphQL.

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Why Is APISIX Ingress a Better Choice Compared With Traefik?

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November 4, 2022

Why Is APISIX Ingress a Better Choice Compared With Traefik?

This article introduces the reasons for APISIX Ingress's advantages compared with Traefik.

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Performances of the Open-Source API Gateway: APISIX 3.0 and Kong 3.0

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November 3, 2022

Performances of the Open-Source API Gateway: APISIX 3.0 and Kong 3.0

This article presents the performance comparison between Apache APISIX 3.0 and Kong 3.0 by four tests.

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Structured error messages for HTTP APIs

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November 2, 2022

Structured error messages for HTTP APIs

Ever since I started to work on the Apache APISIX project, I've been trying to improve my knowledge and understanding of HTTP APIs. Today, I'd like to introduce the "Problem Details for HTTP APIs" RFC, _aka_, https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7807[RFC 7807^].

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API Gateway Solutions for Automotive Industry

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November 2, 2022

API Gateway Solutions for Automotive Industry

The ebook introduces API7.ai's application in the Automotive industry by showing some use cases from European Factory Platform, Geely Auto, XPeng Motors, and Horizon Robotics.

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Apache APISIX Unifies Full Traffic Management with Service Mesh

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October 28, 2022

Apache APISIX Unifies Full Traffic Management with Service Mesh

The article introduces how Apache APISIX unifies full traffic management with Service Mesh around APISIX-based Service Mesh Solution.

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Technical Explorations of Open-Source API Gateway Apache APISIX

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October 24, 2022

Technical Explorations of Open-Source API Gateway Apache APISIX

By learning the explorations and innovations of Apache APISIX, we can learn about its data center, hot reloading, and dynamic orchestration of plugins.

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How Does APISIX Ingress Support Thousands of Pod Replicas?

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October 21, 2022

How Does APISIX Ingress Support Thousands of Pod Replicas?

This article compares the differences between Endpoints and EndpointSlice, and introduces the way to enable EndpointSlice feature during APISIX Ingress installation.

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What Is Service Discovery in Microservices

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October 21, 2022

What Is Service Discovery in Microservices

Comparing the interfacing methods of Apache APISIX and other open-source service discovery systems like Consul, Eureka, and Nacos.

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API Gateway Trends behind Features: Apache APISIX 3.0 vs. Kong 3.0

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October 16, 2022

API Gateway Trends behind Features: Apache APISIX 3.0 vs. Kong 3.0

By comparing the open-source API Gateway Apache APISIX and Kong 3.0, Kong significantly improves functions and performance but focuses more on enterprise security compliance, and Apache APISIX 3.0 pays more attention to open source, focusing on the ecosystem and new technology exploration.

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Opportunities and Challenges of Technological Evolution in Cloud Native

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October 14, 2022

Opportunities and Challenges of Technological Evolution in Cloud Native

This article introduces the opportunities and challenges brought by the cloud-native trend and introduces the Open Source API gateway and Ingress Controller, respectively.

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How Does APISIX Ingress Support Custom Plugins

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October 11, 2022

How Does APISIX Ingress Support Custom Plugins

How to extend features for your K8s Ingress? What Ingress-NGINX can do is limited, while APISIX Ingress has various easy ways to fulfill your needs.

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How Does NGINX Reload Work? Why Is NGINX Not Hot-Reloading?

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September 30, 2022

How Does NGINX Reload Work? Why Is NGINX Not Hot-Reloading?

Do you know how NGINX reload works? Read this post to learn its limitations and how to prevent downtime.

Apache APISIX 3.0: 11 Highlights of Open Source API Gateway

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September 22, 2022

Apache APISIX 3.0: 11 Highlights of Open Source API Gateway

The open source API Gateway Apache APISIX version 3.0 is coming! We have selected 11 essential features to give a brief overview.

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Rate Limiting in API Management

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September 16, 2022

Rate Limiting in API Management

What is rate limiting? Why do you need it? When would you need it? The best go-to solution with Apache APISIX.

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A Coredump Story About NGINX ctx and error_page

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September 16, 2022

A Coredump Story About NGINX ctx and error_page

Recently, we helped an APISIX user debug a strange coredump error. We would like to share some interesting points, providing guidance for debugging NGINX and APISIX.

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Alternative to NGINX That Makes Your Life Easier: Apache APISIX

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September 15, 2022

Alternative to NGINX That Makes Your Life Easier: Apache APISIX

Many software engineers and teams used NGINX before, but were annoyed by the bottlenecks and restrictions of NGINX. Is there a better alternative?

Why Is Apache APISIX the Best API Gateway?

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September 13, 2022

Why Is Apache APISIX the Best API Gateway?

We will analyze multiple API gateways in terms of the popularity among developers, their open source licenses, their performances, and the ecosystem as a whole.

What Is an API Gateway, and Why Is It Essential in a Cloud-Native Era?

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August 30, 2022

What Is an API Gateway, and Why Is It Essential in a Cloud-Native Era?

This article describes an API gateway, why it matters in the cloud-native era, and the characteristics of next-generation API gateways.

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Best Practices for Building Reliable APIs

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August 18, 2022

Best Practices for Building Reliable APIs

This article discusses best practices for designing reliable APIs by introducing you to a special reverse proxy - API Gateway

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Apache APISIX Enhances API Security by CSRF Plugin

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February 23, 2022

Apache APISIX Enhances API Security by CSRF Plugin

This article describes how to secure your API information with the CSRF plugin in API Gateway Apache APISIX.

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Traffic Split in Apache APISIX Ingress Controller

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March 27, 2021

Traffic Split in Apache APISIX Ingress Controller

Traffic Split is a feature that splits and deliveries traffic to multiple ...

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Get Front-End Test Coverage With Cypress

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March 2, 2021

Get Front-End Test Coverage With Cypress

Background In the article "Stable Product Delivery with Cypress", we discussed why ...

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A First Look at Kubernetes Service APIs

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December 18, 2020

A First Look at Kubernetes Service APIs

Preface We know that Kubernetes has a number of solutions for exposing ...

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How to Avoid Catastrophic Backtracking in Regex?

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December 17, 2020

How to Avoid Catastrophic Backtracking in Regex?

Catastrophic Backtracking of regular expressions refers to the fact that the regular ...

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Envoy and Apache APISIX: Another Way to Implement Envoy Filter

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December 16, 2020

Envoy and Apache APISIX: Another Way to Implement Envoy Filter

Ways to implement Envoy filter Envoy filter Envoy is an L7 proxy ...

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How to Implement Plugin Orchestration in API Gateway

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December 14, 2020

How to Implement Plugin Orchestration in API Gateway

Watch Video First let me introduce myself. I am Ming Wen, the ...

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API Gateway Apache APISIX and Kong Selection Comparison

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January 18, 2020

API Gateway Apache APISIX and Kong Selection Comparison

Apache APISIX and Kong are both open source microservice API gateways, so ...

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Analysis of Inaccurate Distribution of Wrk Latency

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September 3, 2018

Analysis of Inaccurate Distribution of Wrk Latency

wrk is a great HTTP stress testing tool built on top of ...

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