In the second post in our API gateway series, Liam shows you how to batten down the hatches on your API services. You can use rate limiting, access restrictions, request size limits, and request body validation to frustrate illegitimate or overly burdensome requests.
The advanced HTTP processing capabilities of NGINX and NGINX Plus make it the ideal platform for building an API gateway. We describe API use cases, show how to configure NGINX to handle them in a way that is efficient, scalable, and easy to maintain, and provide a complete NGINX configuration.
Marco Palladino, CTO at Mashape, explains how API gateways like Kong product help you organize, maintain, and deploy your microservices application.
Marco Palladino, CTO at Mashape, on use cases for an API gateway in a microservices architecture, with load balancing and circuit breakers.
NGINX Plus R10 adds support for the JSON Web Token (JWT) standard. Learn how NGINX Plus as your API gateway can use JWT to control access to your APIs.
Learn why and how to build microservices using API gateways for communication between clients and applications.
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