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Apigee vs Express Gateway: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apigee as "Intelligent and complete API platform". API management, design, analytics, and security are at the heart of modern digital architecture. The Apigee intelligent API platform is a complete solution for moving business to the digital world. On the other hand, Express Gateway is detailed as "An open source API gateway for microservices built on Express.js". A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules..

Apigee can be classified as a tool in the "API Tools" category, while Express Gateway is grouped under "Microservices Tools".

Some of the features offered by Apigee are:

  • Design, secure, analyze, and scale your APIs with the Apigee Edge API management platform.
  • Predictive analytics to ensure intelligent and customized interactions.
  • Connect devices to the Internet, and enable partners and developers to access device functionality and data with APIs.

On the other hand, Express Gateway provides the following key features:

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • API Management

"Highly scalable and secure API Management Platform" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Apigee, while over 3 developers mention "Microservices, Body manipulation" as the leading cause for choosing Express Gateway.

According to the StackShare community, Apigee has a broader approval, being mentioned in 5 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Express Gateway, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Apigee
Pros of Express Gateway
  • 12
    Highly scalable and secure API Management Platform
  • 6
    Quick jumpstart
  • 5
    Good documentation
  • 3
    Fast and adjustable caching
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Microservices, Body manipulation
  • 3
    Amazing api gwy. Easy and powerful configuration
  • 3
    Custom Plugins
  • 2
    Development workflow integration

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Cons of Apigee
Cons of Express Gateway
  • 9
    Expensive
  • 1
    Deprecated

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What is Apigee?

API management, design, analytics, and security are at the heart of modern digital architecture. The Apigee intelligent API platform is a complete solution for moving business to the digital world.

What is Express Gateway?

A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages. Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules.

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Jobs that mention Apigee and Express Gateway as a desired skillset
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Kong
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
WSO2
It delivers the only complete open source middleware platform. With its revolutionary componentized design, it is also the only open source platform-as-a-service for private and public clouds available today. With it, seamless migration and integration between servers, private clouds, and public clouds is now a reality.
Istio
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
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