27 Jul

ABN TechWeek: Reverse proxy vs. API gateway vs. load balancer

ABN Tech Week trains engineers on the most important issues in building highly scalable software systems. The topic for today is: Reverse proxy vs. API gateway vs. load balancer

As modern websites and applications are like busy beehives, we use a variety of tools to manage the buzz. Here we’ll explore three superheroes: Reverse Proxy, API Gateway, and Load Balancer.

🔹Reverse Proxy: change identity
– Fetching data secretly, keeping servers hidden.
– Perfect for shielding sensitive websites from cyber-attacks and prying eyes.

🔹API Gateway: postman
– Delivers requests to the right services.
– Ideal for bustling applications with numerous intercommunicating services.

🔹Load Balancer: traffic cop
– Directs traffic evenly across servers, preventing bottlenecks
– Essential for popular websites with heavy traffic and high demand.

In a nutshell, choose a Reverse Proxy for stealth, an API Gateway for organized communications, and a Load Balancer for traffic control. Sometimes, it’s wise to have all three – they make a super team that keeps your digital kingdom safe and efficient.

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