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Pros of Express Gateway
Pros of NGINX
  • 4
    Microservices, Body manipulation
  • 3
    Amazing api gwy. Easy and powerful configuration
  • 3
    Custom Plugins
  • 2
    Development workflow integration
  • 1.5K
    High-performance http server
  • 901
    Performance
  • 732
    Easy to configure
  • 608
    Open source
  • 530
    Load balancer
  • 287
    Scalability
  • 285
    Free
  • 222
    Web server
  • 174
    Simplicity
  • 133
    Easy setup
  • 29
    Content caching
  • 19
    Web Accelerator
  • 14
    Capability
  • 13
    Fast
  • 11
    Predictability
  • 10
    High-latency
  • 6
    Reverse Proxy
  • 6
    Fast and lightweight
  • 6
    Supports http/2
  • 4
    Enterprise version
  • 4
    Lots of Modules
  • 4
    The best of them
  • 4
    Great Community
  • 3
    Reversy Proxy
  • 3
    Streaming media
  • 3
    High perfomance proxy server
  • 3
    Streaming media delivery
  • 3
    Embedded Lua scripting
  • 2
    Slim
  • 2
    Lightweight
  • 2
    Fast and easy to set up
  • 2
    saltstack
  • 1
    Ingress controller
  • 1
    Virtual hosting
  • 1
    Narrow focus. Easy to configure. Fast
  • 1
    Along with Redis Cache its the Most superior
  • 1
    GRPC-Web
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    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.

    What is NGINX?

    nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.

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