What is Mashape com?

Mashape, the increasingly popular management platform and marketplace for APIs, today open-sourced one of the core technologies that power its service. The platform, called Kong, allows Mashape to power the API requests of the more than 140,000 developers who currently use its service.

Is Kong DevOps tool?

26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kong Inc., the leading cloud connectivity company, today announced the general availability of a major new release of Kong Enterprise that enables DevOps-driven automation for running APIs and microservices across multiple clouds and data centers.

What is Kong API management?

Kong is an open-source API gateway and microservice management layer. Based on Nginx and the lua-nginx-module (specifically OpenResty), Kong’s pluggable architecture makes it flexible and powerful.

What is Kong?

Kong is an open source API gateway and platform that acts as middleware between compute clients and the API-centric applications. Kong is used by developers and software product owners to create portals to APIs, manage them and adjust for scaling.

What is API marketplace?

An API marketplace is a user-friendly public hub where API providers can publish APIs for developers and partners to consume. Creating an API marketplace is an important step in API monetization. You can also set up subscription tiers for monetization in your API marketplace. This is a big benefit in the enterprise.

Why is Kong so big?

Why Is Kong So Big in Godzilla vs. Kong? Well, the bare-bones explanation is that if another creature is going to take on Godzilla, it needs to be equal in strength and power. And since Kong doesn’t fly, he needs to get sized-up considerably in order to square off against “The Zill.”

Is Kong an API gateway?

Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong runs in front of any RESTful API and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.

Which is the best API gateway?

Kong Gateway is the most popular open-source cloud-native API gateway built on top of a lightweight proxy.

How does an API marketplace work?

Are APIs free?

They are typically backed by open data. Open data is freely available for everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. An Open API may be free to use but the publisher may limit how the API data can be used. They are based on an open standard.