Amazon API Gateway vs OpenAPI

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What is Amazon API Gateway? Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.

What is OpenAPI? Allows the owner of a network-accessible service to give universal access. It is a publicly available application programming interface that provides developers with programmatic access to a proprietary software application or web service.

Amazon API Gateway and OpenAPI can be categorized as "API" tools.

OpenAPI is an open source tool with 15.4K GitHub stars and 5.46K GitHub forks. Here's a link to OpenAPI's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Amazon API Gateway has a broader approval, being mentioned in 251 company stacks & 272 developers stacks; compared to OpenAPI, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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      What is Amazon API Gateway?

      Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.

      What is OpenAPI?

      It is a publicly available application programming interface that provides developers with programmatic access to a proprietary software application or web service.

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      Azure API Management
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