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2019-07-16T05:40:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Amazon API Gateway?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Amazon API Gateway, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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This is a good solution for anyone whose strategy is to run entirely on Amazon. You basically have to use another approach if that's not the case. If you have a hybrid cloud or if you are trying to be independent of the cloud, this is not a good solution for you. I would rate Amazon API Gateway an eight out of ten. It is a complete solution.

2020-12-10T10:38:45Z
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I recommend it for open banking. I would rate it 8 out of 10. To get to 10 it would It would need more support for open banking, via the open API. If your existing workloads are in AWS, then you can surely go for the AWS Amazon, AWS API gateway. If it is a hybrid solution, then I would suggest you go for WSA2. Konghybrid GCP is also good.

2020-12-07T15:18:00Z
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The advice that I would give others regarding Amazon API is that it depends on the use cases. If they have a complex environment, they need to consider different integration patterns. It could be that AWS Management is not enough for them. They would have to compliment it with another solution. It is really working in some cases, but you do need to evaluate all the requirements to choose the tool. If you are working only in the AWS context with different services or something like that, it's really useful to work with AWS Management. On a scale of one to ten I would rate Amazon API Gateway an eight.

2020-07-13T06:55:00Z
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I have heard complaints that people say this product does not have good security, but that is not true. There is an expectation that you can use it with other Amazon services to provide security, as well as other functionality. This is a great product. It has ease of use and a full breadth of functionality. I would say that the Amazon platform, in my view, is the best compared to third-party products. The only real problem is that you have to know a lot about what is outside of the API gateway in order to make the best use of it. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-10-06T16:38:00Z
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My advice to anybody who is implementing this solution is to first read the documentation and follow the steps. Make a use case, create a proof of concept, and then migrate it to production environments. It's pretty easy to use. This is a good product, but there is always room for improvement. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-08-11T06:26:00Z
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The user interface is easy enough to use. I don't really have any complaints about it. In terms of advice for implementing and using, I would say you should make sure you've got good internal skills. I would rate this solution 8 out of 10.

2019-07-16T05:40:00Z
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I would rate this solution a five out of 10. If there was a better configuration, I'd give it a higher score.

2019-07-16T05:40:00Z
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