We performed a comparison between Amazon API Gateway and WSO2 API Manager based on our users’ reviews in four categories. After reading the collected data, you can find our conclusion below.
Comparison Results: Amazon API Gateway finishes slightly ahead in this comparison. Amazon is very flexible and offers very good integrations, especially within the Amazon ecosystem. Many WSO2 API Manager users feel the solution has some stability and performance issues, making it less desirable.
"It is a stable solution."
"What I like best about Amazon API Gateway is that it's simple to use, easy to set up, and you can quickly get it up and running. It's a very user-friendly solution. I also didn't experience any issues in terms of Amazon API Gateway interface, integration, or monitoring. The solution runs smoothly."
"API Gateway offers a multitude of configuration parameters that enable versatile request filtering and protection against potential attacks."
"It is easy to set up. It is also quick to deploy."
"The solution is stable."
"Amazon API Gateway can integrate with ECS and Lambda."
"All information and data needs to be sanitized before it enters a private domain and we use this solution to do this."
"The most valuable feature is it has lots of integration."
"WSO2 API Manager has a user-friendly model."
"The solution is stable."
"The solution is open source and easy to configure."
"The documentation is good."
"The scalability is fine for our purposes."
"The product is easy to use."
"WSO2 API Manager is a stable solution."
"The user interface is easy to navigate, and the documentation is extensive. It's open-source, so everything is available, and we can create what we need. That's not necessarily a feature, but it's an advantage."
"We would like to see more UI-based monitoring."
"Its performance and scalability could be better compared to one of its competitors."
"Amazon API Gateway is not as complete as Apigee and needs to be improved by adding more features to become a more robust application."
"I believe better governance and monitoring features would be beneficial."
"There are certain restrictions that cannot be implemented without web access."
"Its support for SAM integration could be made more accessible."
"Amazon API Gateway can improve the user interface in some areas it could be more polished."
"The pricing could be improved. In cases where customers require real-time sync or real-time calling groups with IoT, the volume of data and time lag become a concern."
"WSO2 API Manager can be improved a lot relating to usability"
"The user interface could be a bit better."
"We found WSO2 API Manager to be a bit complex."
"The professional support and licensing aspects of WSO have been a challenge."
"We had some problems with the reverse proxy not being able to invoke fully qualified domain names, so we have to build some custom scripts to solve this issue."
"The initial setup can be difficult."
"The product hasn’t been updated for some time."
"Lacks some new features and updated functionalities."
Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create an API that acts as a "front door" for applications to access data, business logic, or functionality from your back-end services, such as workloads running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), code running on AWS Lambda, or any Web application.
WSO2 API Manager is a comprehensive platform that allows organizations to design, publish, and manage APIs.
It provides a centralized interface for API governance, security, and analytics.
With features like API monetization and developer portal, it enables businesses to drive innovation and create new revenue streams.
Amazon API Gateway is ranked 3rd in API Management with 16 reviews while WSO2 API Manager is ranked 8th in API Management with 15 reviews. Amazon API Gateway is rated 8.6, while WSO2 API Manager is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Amazon API Gateway writes "Easy initial setup and highly stable solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WSO2 API Manager writes " A tool that serves as a gateway to support and monitor an organization's services that need to make upgrades easier". Amazon API Gateway is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, MuleSoft Anypoint API Manager, Apigee, Kong Enterprise and Layer7 API Management, whereas WSO2 API Manager is most compared with Apigee, Kong Enterprise, Microsoft Azure API Management, 3scale API Management and IBM API Connect. See our Amazon API Gateway vs. WSO2 API Manager report.
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