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"API Gateway Concept"

API Gateway vs. API Management

Technology

September 1, 2023

API Gateway vs. API Management

See what API gateway and API management are, and explore their relationships and differences.

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Sticky Sessions with Apache APISIX - Theory

Technology

July 27, 2023

Sticky Sessions with Apache APISIX - Theory

Let's learn the reasons behind sticky sessions, available alternatives, and how to implement them via Apache APISIX.

Custom Plugin Development For APISIX With Lua And ChatGPT

Technology

June 12, 2023

Custom Plugin Development For APISIX With Lua And ChatGPT

This article will guide you through the process of developing a new custom plugin called file-proxy for APISIX using Lua and ChatGPT.

A Comprehensive Comparison of API Gateways, Kubernetes Gateways, and Service Meshes

Technology

June 9, 2023

A Comprehensive Comparison of API Gateways, Kubernetes Gateways, and Service Meshes

A comprehensive comparison of API gateways, Kubernetes gateways, and service meshes with actionable insights.

Build Custom Authentication Using Appsmith and APISIX

Technology

June 5, 2023

Build Custom Authentication Using Appsmith and APISIX

In this post, you’ll learn how to build a custom simple login flow and pages on UI to secure your application using Appsmith, Apache APISIX, and JWT.

API7 Enterprise Empowers Seamless SOAP Integration

Products

May 24, 2023

API7 Enterprise Empowers Seamless SOAP Integration

The latest version of API7 Enterprise Edition can now support and integrate with SOAP, providing you with a perfect solution.

Chaining API Requests with API Gateway

Technology

May 23, 2023

Chaining API Requests with API Gateway

In this article, we will create a custom plugin for Apache APISIX API Gateway to handle client requests that should be called in sequence.

Batch Request Processing with API Gateway

Technology

April 27, 2023

Batch Request Processing with API Gateway

In this article, we'll explore how to implement batch request processing in Apache APISIX and look at some use cases where it can be beneficial.

API Gateway For ChatGPT Plugins

Technology

April 19, 2023

API Gateway For ChatGPT Plugins

This post explores how API Gateway can be beneficial for ChatGPT plugin developers to expose, secure, manage, and monitor their API endpoints.

Top 10 API Management Trends for 2023

Technology

April 14, 2023

Top 10 API Management Trends for 2023

10 major trends in API management: API security, standardization, cloud-based API management solutions, low-code API platforms, API marketplaces, emerging API protocols, AI and APIs, developer experience, API analytics, and serverless architecture

What Is LuaJIT? Why Does APISIX Choose LuaJIT?

Products

April 14, 2023

What Is LuaJIT? Why Does APISIX Choose LuaJIT?

APISIX, a cloud-native API gateway, chooses LuaJIT as its technology stack due to its high flexibility and performance.

Dynamic Routing Based on User Credentials with API Gateway

Technology

April 9, 2023

Dynamic Routing Based on User Credentials with API Gateway

In this article, you will learn how to dynamically route client requests to the responsible backend services based on the JWT token's claim.

How Apache APISIX Enables Wasm Functionality

Products

April 7, 2023

How Apache APISIX Enables Wasm Functionality

APISIX supports Wasm at the gateway level, allowing developers to use high-level programming languages to create Wasm plugins.

Make API Product lifecycle Management Easy

Technology

March 28, 2023

Make API Product lifecycle Management Easy

This post walks you through the 3 key API product lifecycle stages such as create, control, and consume and explores why API Gateway is important in each lifecycle stage.

Efficiently Manage Your GraphQL API with API Gateway

Technology

March 21, 2023

Efficiently Manage Your GraphQL API with API Gateway

The DeGraphQL plugin, which allows us to convert the GraphQL API into a REST API. In this post, we will explore this feature with an example.

etcd vs PostgreSQL

Technology

March 17, 2023

etcd vs PostgreSQL

Analysis of the differences between etcd and PostgreSQL from their historical background, data models, client interfaces, storage, distributed computing, and maintenance

A Guide to DevSecOps with API Gateway

Technology

March 13, 2023

A Guide to DevSecOps with API Gateway

In this article, we will walk you through the reasons why API Gateway is important in building APIs with DevSecOps approach.

Upcoming | API7 DevPortal - Taking API Management Efficiency to the Next Level

Products

March 10, 2023

Upcoming | API7 DevPortal - Taking API Management Efficiency to the Next Level

API7 DevPortal is upcoming, being marvelous in full lifecycle API management and offering features like API subscription and developer registration approval.

How to Prevent Sensitive Data From Leaking in API Gateway

Technology

March 3, 2023

How to Prevent Sensitive Data From Leaking in API Gateway

APISIX protects sensitive data with `Global Data Encryption` and supports third-party services like Secret Manager.

Expose APIs from Apache APISIX to the Power Platform

Technology

February 27, 2023

Expose APIs from Apache APISIX to the Power Platform

In this article, we will show you how to create a custom connector for the open-source Apache APISIX API Gateway in Power Apps.

Apache APISIX Serverless Plugin for Event Hooks

Technology

February 15, 2023

Apache APISIX Serverless Plugin for Event Hooks

In this article, we'll cover the basics of the Apache APISIX serverless plugin and how it can be used to trigger serverless functions in response to events.

Powering AI Capabilities with Apache APISIX and OpenAI API

Technology

February 7, 2023

Powering AI Capabilities with Apache APISIX and OpenAI API

In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of integrating Apache APISIX with the OpenAI API and how you can use Apache APISIX to create a more scalable, performant, and secure AI integration.

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud API Management: Challenges and Choices

Technology

February 6, 2023

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud API Management: Challenges and Choices

This blog introduces the status quo of API management on multi-cloud and hybrid cloud and gives some better choices under such situation.

"inspect": Apache APISIX Lua Dynamic Debugging Plugin

Technology

January 29, 2023

"inspect": Apache APISIX Lua Dynamic Debugging Plugin

Apache APISIX's inspect plugin is beneficial in troubleshooting, printing blocked logs, and learning Lua code by debugging.

Cloud Migration Strategies with API Gateway

Technology

January 18, 2023

Cloud Migration Strategies with API Gateway

This article explores different approaches to building your cloud migration strategy using an API Gateway.

Manage serverless APIs with Apache APISIX

Technology

January 18, 2023

Manage serverless APIs with Apache APISIX

This article shows with the simple example how to manage Java-based serverless APIs with Apache APISIX.

Financial Practices of Facilitating Cloud-Native Transformation Using APISIX as API Gateway

Case Study

January 13, 2023

Financial Practices of Facilitating Cloud-Native Transformation Using APISIX as API Gateway

The traditional financial company, Essence Securities, selects Apache APISIX as its API gateway, integrating with its diverse plugins and ecosystems.

How Do We Achieve Sustainable Growth as an Open-Source Company?

Team & Community

January 4, 2023

How Do We Achieve Sustainable Growth as an Open-Source Company?

Based on the top open-source Apache project APISIX, API7.ai has achieved commercial success by providing reliable services and products.

Automate Canary Release Decisions in Your Kubernetes Cluster

Technology

December 30, 2022

Automate Canary Release Decisions in Your Kubernetes Cluster

Let's learn how to use API7 Cloud to operate the canary releases declaratively and automate the canary release.

Deep Dive into Authentication in Microservices

Technology

December 23, 2022

Deep Dive into Authentication in Microservices

Implementing authentication on each microservice, implementing authentication through an authentication service, or through the API gateway can be used in a microservice architecture.

API Release Strategies with API Gateway

Technology

December 22, 2022

API Release Strategies with API Gateway

In this post, we will explore 3 popular API release strategies that use an API Gateway nowadays.

API Gateway Deployment Patterns

Technology

December 16, 2022

API Gateway Deployment Patterns

In this post, we will go through these patterns and give you an idea to choose the right API gateway deployment pattern for your business

What Are API Gateway Policies?

Technology

December 15, 2022

What Are API Gateway Policies?

There are four commonly used API gateway policies: authentication and authorization, security, traffic processing, and observability, which can configure API gateway behaviors to handle requests.

Understanding and Using RESTful APIs

Technology

December 2, 2022

Understanding and Using RESTful APIs

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

Leveraging API Gateway for Data Sovereignty and Data Compliance

Technology

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.

API Gateway Authentication

Technology

November 25, 2022

API Gateway Authentication

This article shows the importance of API gateway authentication and how to use APISIX to implement API gateway authentication.

What Is API Monetization?

Technology

November 11, 2022

What Is API Monetization?

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

Secure APIs in an API Gateway

Technology

November 4, 2022

Secure APIs in an API Gateway

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

What Is GraphQL?

Technology

November 4, 2022

What Is GraphQL?

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

Leverage Amazon for Apache APISIX's Ecosystem and Growth

Ecosystem

October 26, 2022

Leverage Amazon for Apache APISIX's Ecosystem and Growth

This article introduces Apache APISIX and its plugins for AWS, how APISIX performs using AWS processors, and how API7 Cloud leverages Amazon to achieve rapid growth.

Technical Explorations of Open-Source API Gateway Apache APISIX

Products

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.

What Is Service Discovery in Microservices

Technology

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.

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

Products

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.

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

Technology

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.

What Is gRPC? How to Work With APISIX?

Ecosystem

September 28, 2022

What Is gRPC? How to Work With APISIX?

gRPC is a modern open-source, high-performance Remote Procedure Call (RPC) framework that can run in any environment. We implement a gRPC client in the OpenResty ecosystem.

Apache APISIX 3.0: 11 Highlights of Open Source API Gateway

Products

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.

Rate Limiting in API Management

Technology

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.

Why Is Apache APISIX the Best API Gateway?

Products

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.

End-To-End Tracing With OpenTelemetry

Ecosystem

August 31, 2022

End-To-End Tracing With OpenTelemetry

This article describes how to start your journey into observability and use end-to-end tracing with OpenTelemetry.

What Is an API Gateway, and Why Is It Essential?

Technology

August 30, 2022

What Is an API Gateway, and Why Is It Essential?

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

Best Practices for Building Reliable APIs

Technology

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

GCP, AWS, and Azure ARM-Based Server Performance Comparison

Ecosystem

August 12, 2022

GCP, AWS, and Azure ARM-Based Server Performance Comparison

This article uses Apache APISIX to compare the performance of Google, AWS, and Azure ARM-based servers in network IO-intensive scenarios.

How to Integrate API Gateway and Consul?

Ecosystem

February 25, 2022

How to Integrate API Gateway and Consul?

This article will walk you through the process of implementing Consul service discovery and service registry in APISIX.

A First Look at Kubernetes Service APIs

Technology

December 18, 2020

A First Look at Kubernetes Service APIs

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

How to Implement Plugin Orchestration in API Gateway

Technology

December 14, 2020

How to Implement Plugin Orchestration in API Gateway

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API Gateway Apache APISIX and Kong Selection Comparison

Products

January 18, 2020

API Gateway Apache APISIX and Kong Selection Comparison

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

From 0 to 1: Apache APISIX's Apache Way

Uncategorized

December 16, 2019

From 0 to 1: Apache APISIX's Apache Way

Apache APISIX is a very young project, open source in June this ...

Analysis of Inaccurate Distribution of Wrk Latency

Technology

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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