API gateways come in many different packages, from hosted services to open source applications and address a wide range of needs. Are they useful for more than just large scale APIs? What problems do they solve when building a new API? What about existing legacy APIs?
In this session, we’ll dig into where API gateways came from, and the variety of use cases for them. We’ll take a look at the role they can plan at different stages of API development – from building a new API, to making an existing internal API open to the public, to maintaining an existing API.