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An edge service that provides dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, security, and more
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What is Zuul?

It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
Zuul is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Zuul?

17 companies reportedly use Zuul in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, wadiz, and Wallapop.

135 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Zuul.

Zuul Integrations

Pros of Zuul
Load blancing
Decisions about Zuul

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Zuul in their tech stack.

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Express GatewayExpress Gateway

What are the pros & cons of Express over Zuul 2?

Is there any Zuul 2 integration with Node.js ?

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Zuul Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Zuul?
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Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.
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.
HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.
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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Zuul's Followers
381 developers follow Zuul to keep up with related blogs and decisions.