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Kong Enterprise vs. Apigee X: 446x Faster and 31x Higher Throughput

This benchmark test by GigaOm was designed to simulate significant transaction loads for companies that rely heavily on APIs and require high performance and high availability from their API gateway. Kong Enterprise came out a clear winner across multiple tests against Apigee X by delivering:

  • 446x lower latency at a similar footprint
  • 31x higher throughput at a similar footprint
  • 480x lower latency with OAuth enabled
  • 8x higher throughput at a quarter of footprint

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