{"API Deployment"}

Database

Deploying APis with an emphasis on a database as the source for data and content.

AWS Storage Gateway Service
The AWS Storage Gateway service seamlessly enables hybrid storage between on-premises storage environments andu0026nbsp;the AWS Cloud. It combines a multi-protocol storage appliance with highly efficient network connectivity tou0026nbsp;Amazon cloud storageu0026nbsp;services, deliveringu0026nbsp; local performance with virtually unlimited scale. Customers use it in remote offices and datacenters for hybrid cloud workloads, backup and restore, archive, disaster recovery, and tiered storage.nThe Storage Gateway virtual appliance connects seamlessly to your local infrastructure as a file server, as a volume, or as a virtual tape library (VTL). This seamless connection makes it simple for organizations to augment existing on-premises storage investments with the high scalability, extreme durability and low cost of cloud storage. u0026nbsp;
DreamFactory
DreamFactory Software is a private, venture-backed company based in Campbell, California, with an additional development center in Atlanta, Georgia. We were founded in 2005 and funded in 2006 by New Enterprise Associates. Today, DreamFactory publishes the DreamFactory Services Platform, an open source REST API platform for mobile application developers.
Fluidinfo
Fluidinfo are the makers of FluidDB, an online u201ccloudu201d database. Using a flexible underlying representation of information and a new model of control, FluidDB allows users and applications to work with information more naturally. That includes dynamically organizing, sharing, combining and augmenting information, and searching in ways that have previously not been possible. It also allows users to choose exactly which information to share with whom, with separate controls for reading and writing. FluidDB lets data be social.
Google
Google Custom Search enables you to create a search engine for your website, your blog, or a collection of websites. You can configure your engine to search both web pages and images. You can fine-tune the ranking, add your own promotions and customize the look and feel of the search results. You can monetize the search by connecting your engine to your Google AdSense account.
Hook.io
hook.io is the leading open-source provider of microservice and webhook hosting. Our service is built with u0026nbsp;by Developers for Developers. hook.io provides free hosting for Microservices and Webhooks. These hosted services have full integrated access to the hook.io Developer API.
Microsoft Azure
Simple and frictionless access for developers is key to the success of any API program. Minimizing the time it takes for a new developer to complete a transaction with your API is crucial. API Management generates great documentation and provides an interactive console that rapidly increases developer success.
OpsGen
Theres a better way to build connectivity for high-value enterprise, mobile, IoT, and startup applications. OpsGen can help you easily and rapidly create, manage, and scale your API. Visit our website and find your way today!
Orchestrate
Orchestrate provides a simple RESTful API service that eliminates the need for developers to operate their own databases in production. Powered by best-of-breed NoSQL databases, it unifies full-text search, social graph, activity feed, key/value document and time-ordered event queries in a single interface, eliminating the operational and financial burden of deploying databases when both building new applications and adding new features to existing ones.
SlashDB
SlashDB connects your internal databases and constructs a REST/HTTP web service, easily making database content accessible by URLs for getting, updating, inserting and deleting in a secure way. SlashDB provides connectors for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostGreSQL, IBM DB2 and Sybase--covering the top 5 databases you will find in the enterprise or small to medium businesses. SlashDB automatically turns databases into online resource so their content becomes accessible to authorized web, mobile and enterprise applications for reading and writing under standard data formats. Technically speaking, it makes REST APIs out of relational databases.

Data

Focusing on open data, structured, and linked data API deploy solutions.

AWS Storage Gateway Service
The AWS Storage Gateway service seamlessly enables hybrid storage between on-premises storage environments andu0026nbsp;the AWS Cloud. It combines a multi-protocol storage appliance with highly efficient network connectivity tou0026nbsp;Amazon cloud storageu0026nbsp;services, deliveringu0026nbsp; local performance with virtually unlimited scale. Customers use it in remote offices and datacenters for hybrid cloud workloads, backup and restore, archive, disaster recovery, and tiered storage.nThe Storage Gateway virtual appliance connects seamlessly to your local infrastructure as a file server, as a volume, or as a virtual tape library (VTL). This seamless connection makes it simple for organizations to augment existing on-premises storage investments with the high scalability, extreme durability and low cost of cloud storage. u0026nbsp;
CKAN
CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible u2013 by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data. CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available.
import.io
Import.io turns the web into a database, releasing the vast potential of data trapped in websites. Allowing you to identify a website, select the data and treat it as a table in your database. In effect transform the data into a row and column format. You can then add more websites to your data set, the same as adding more rows and query in real-time to access the data.
Socrata
Socrata is the leading developer and provider of Open Data Services, a category of cloud-based Web 2.0 solutions that enable federal, state, and local governments to dramatically improve the reach, usability and social utility of their public information assets. The Socrata Social Data Platformu2122 is a turnkey information delivery platform that reduces lifecycle management costs for government customers while boosting their ability to disseminate relevant information and data-driven services to a wide range of audiences including citizens, civic application developers, researchers, journalists and internal stakeholders.

Cloud

A more general category of API deployment solutions that run in the cloud.

Apigility
Separating presentation logic from data provides the flexibility to support multiple client form factors, and future-proofs apps to allow behind-the-scenes change without breaking user interfaces. With Apigility, you can take the code that powers your business, and then API-enable it.
Apimint
APIMINT is an API lifecycle management tool. With our design first approach, all stake holders get a platform to collaborate and give feedback on API design and structure. We make sure your all your teams can easily agree and understand your APIs.
AWS CloudFormation
AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion.nYou can use AWS CloudFormationsu00a0sample templatesu00a0or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required to run your application. You do not need to figure out the order for provisioning AWS services or the subtleties of making those dependencies work. CloudFormation takes care of this for you. After the AWS resources are deployed, you can modify and update them in a controlled and predictable way, in effect applying version control to your AWS infrastructure the same way you do with your software. You can also visualize your templates as diagrams and edit them using a drag-and-drop interface with theu00a0AWS CloudFormation Designer.nYou can deploy and update a template and its associated collection of resources (called a stack) by using the AWS Management Console, AWS Command Line Interface, or APIs. CloudFormation is available at no additional charge, and you pay only for the AWS resources needed to run your applications.
AWS EC2 Systems Manager
Amazon EC2 Systems Manager is a management service that helps you automatically collect software inventory, apply OS patches, create system images, and configure Windows and Linux operating systems. These capabilities help you define and track system configurations, prevent drift, and maintain software compliance of your EC2 and on-premises configurations. By providing a management approach that is designed for the scale and agility of the cloud but extends into your on-premises data center, EC2 Systems Manager makes it easier for you to seamlessly bridge your existing infrastructure with AWS.nEC2 Systems Manager is easy to use. Simply access EC2 Systems Manager from the EC2 Management Console, select the instances you want to manage, and define the management tasks you want to perform. EC2 Systems Manager is available now at no cost to manage both your EC2 and on-premises resources.
BinaryOps.io
We want to help you get to market faster by providing the services you need to support your projects. With BinaryOps, you can leverage our API engine to kick-start development on your own application. Sign-up today to get your project started and see for yourself how easy it can be to build a rich, consistent and well documented API.
Google
Google Custom Search enables you to create a search engine for your website, your blog, or a collection of websites. You can configure your engine to search both web pages and images. You can fine-tune the ranking, add your own promotions and customize the look and feel of the search results. You can monetize the search by connecting your engine to your Google AdSense account.
Jexia
Jexia is a fully backend and build entirely using our own technology. Its fast, intuitive, RESTful and can be used with any language that supports http(s) requests. Or you can download our native SDKs.
Microsoft Azure
Simple and frictionless access for developers is key to the success of any API program. Minimizing the time it takes for a new developer to complete a transaction with your API is crucial. API Management generates great documentation and provides an interactive console that rapidly increases developer success.
Restlet
The Restlet API Platform enables developers and non-developers to design, create, run and manage the APIs that provide access to any data or application. Restlet Framework is the most widely used open source solution for Java developers who want to create and use APIs. The first Platform-as-a-Service dedicated to web APIs, APISpark enables any organization to become an API provider in minutes via an intuitive browser interface.
Service Stack
ServiceStack started development in 2008 with the mission of creating a best-practices services framework with an emphasis on simplicity and speed, reducing the effort in creating and maintaining resilient message-based SOA Services and rich web apps.
StrongLoop
StrongLoop is based in San Mateo, CA and employs over 30 developers working with Node.js. StrongLoop develops StrongLoop Suite, a leading Mobile API Tier along with being the primary code contributor to Node.js. StrongLoop Suite includes an open source private mBaaS, an operations console and a supported package of Node.js, containing advanced debugging, clustering and support for private npm registries. StrongLoop was founded by Node core-contributors, Enterprise mobile architects and veterans of open source and Could companies.
WaveMaker, Inc.
WaveMaker, Inc. provides WaveMaker Enterprise u2013 An aPaaS software for rapid application delivery of enterprise custom apps. WaveMaker Enterprise provides benefits such as visual rapid application development, out of the box support for security, web services integration and data modelling, high performance cloud platform based on Docker containers, a self service management console that provides simplified administration and many more such features.

Tech Giants

I wanted a way to isolate the tech giants who are jockeying for a piece of the action.

Microsoft Azure
Simple and frictionless access for developers is key to the success of any API program. Minimizing the time it takes for a new developer to complete a transaction with your API is crucial. API Management generates great documentation and provides an interactive console that rapidly increases developer success.
StrongLoop
StrongLoop is based in San Mateo, CA and employs over 30 developers working with Node.js. StrongLoop develops StrongLoop Suite, a leading Mobile API Tier along with being the primary code contributor to Node.js. StrongLoop Suite includes an open source private mBaaS, an operations console and a supported package of Node.js, containing advanced debugging, clustering and support for private npm registries. StrongLoop was founded by Node core-contributors, Enterprise mobile architects and veterans of open source and Could companies.

Gateway

The API deployment solutions that usually stand in front of yoru existing infrastructure.

Akana
Akana helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels u2013 mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and provide intelligent insights into their business and operations.
Apache Knox
The Apache Knox Gateway is a REST API Gateway for interacting with Hadoop clusters. The Knox Gateway provides a single access point for all REST interactions with Hadoop clusters. In this capacity, the Knox Gateway is able to provide valuable functionality to aid in the control, integration, monitoring and automation of critical administrative and analytical needs of the enterprise.
ApiAxle
ApiAxle is a proxy that sits on your network, in front of your API(s) and manages things that you shouldnt have to, like rate limiting, authentication and caching. Its fast, open and easy to configure. ApiAxle is different to the cloud based services such as Mashery in that itu2019s intended to be installed within your LAN and be managed by you. This means you own your users, you own your data and you can more easily manage costs. ApiAxle is open-source. This means you can modify it as much as you like and contribute changes back. Others will do the same and gradually the system will become all the better for it.
Apigee
Edge Developer Services includes a backend-as-a-service (BaaS) solution that provides developers with access to a flexible data store and enables you to quickly integrate valuable features into your app, including social graphs, user management, data storage, push notifications, performance monitoring, and more.
AWS API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create an API that acts as a front door for applications to access data, business logic, or functionality from your back-end services, such as workloads running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, code running on AWS Lambda, or any Web application. Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management. Amazon API Gateway has no minimum fees or startup costs. You pay only for the API calls you receive and the amount of data transferred out.
AWS Storage Gateway Service
The AWS Storage Gateway service seamlessly enables hybrid storage between on-premises storage environments andu0026nbsp;the AWS Cloud. It combines a multi-protocol storage appliance with highly efficient network connectivity tou0026nbsp;Amazon cloud storageu0026nbsp;services, deliveringu0026nbsp; local performance with virtually unlimited scale. Customers use it in remote offices and datacenters for hybrid cloud workloads, backup and restore, archive, disaster recovery, and tiered storage.nThe Storage Gateway virtual appliance connects seamlessly to your local infrastructure as a file server, as a volume, or as a virtual tape library (VTL). This seamless connection makes it simple for organizations to augment existing on-premises storage investments with the high scalability, extreme durability and low cost of cloud storage. u0026nbsp;
Axway
Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), acquired API Gateway vendor, Vordel, to complement its existing MFT and B2B Gateway products. Axwayu2019s suite of products enables enterprise to govern the flow of data within and across the edge of the enterprise, unlocking the tremendous value this can bring to business interactions. Axway API Management offers the enterprise-grade API management architecture with the security to protect sensitive data, control access and support integration to a wide range of on-premise and cloud-based applications.
CA Technologies
The industry-leading family of API gateways from CA Technologies offers unmatched flexibility, performance and security. Building on the foundation of its industry-leading SOA application gateway technology for exposing, securing and managing backend applications, network systems or infrastructure via APIs, CA Technologies has added critical mobile, cloud and REST composition features. With this additional functionality, CA API Gateways represent the best available solution for enterprises looking to open data and services to partners, developers, mobile apps, cloud services and smart devices.
nginx web server
With the explosion of APIs within applications, itu2019s critical to ensure they are protected, tracked, and monetized. NGINX Plus is a trusted platform to manage and secure HTTP-based API traffic. Leveraged by leading API management platforms, NGINX Plus allows you to deliver API-based services with speed, reliability, scalability, and security.
OpenLegacy
OpenLegacy has pioneered a disruptive approach to legacy modernization and application integration by focusing on business needs instead of on replacing existing solutions. The company believes in building on the value of legacy systems rather than rushing to replace them. OpenLegacyu2019s comprehensive, end-to-end integration platform unlocks the application services and information in mainframes, AS/400 and databases, automatically transforming them into mobile, web and cloud applications.
TIBCO Software
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. Whether its optimizing claims, processing trades, cross-selling products based on real-time customer behavior, or averting a crisis before it happens, TIBCO provides companies the two-second advantageu2122 u2014 the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes and applications in real time. Learn more at www.tibco.com.

Scraping

When you need to deploy an API from content that is scraped from other websites and sources.

Diffbot
u003Cpu003EDiffbot provides a set of APIs that enable developers to easily use web data in their own applications. Diffbot analyzes documents much like a human would, using the visual properties to determine how the parts of the page fit together. The algorithm uses statistical techniques to automatically and reliably determine the structural organization of a page, independent of layout and the language of the text.
import.io
Import.io turns the web into a database, releasing the vast potential of data trapped in websites. Allowing you to identify a website, select the data and treat it as a table in your database. In effect transform the data into a row and column format. You can then add more websites to your data set, the same as adding more rows and query in real-time to access the data.
ParseHub
Turn dynamic websites into APIs. You can extract data from anywhere. ParseHub works with single-page apps, multi-page apps and just about any other modern web technology. ParseHub can handle Javascript, AJAX, cookies, sessions and redirects. You can easily fill in forms, loop through dropdowns, login to websites, click on interactive maps and even deal with infinite scrolling.
ScraperWiki
ScraperWiki is a web-based platform for collaboratively building programs to extract and analyze public (online) data, in a wiki-like fashion. Scraper refers to screen scrapers, programs that extract data from websites. Wiki means that any user with programming experience can create or edit such programs for extracting new data, or for analyzing existing datasets. The main use of the website is providing a place for programmers and journalists to collaborate on analyzing public data
WrapAPI
Build an API on top of any website. Turn any website...into a parameterized APIBuild, share, and use APIs made from webpages. Use WrapAPI to scrape sites, build better UIs, and automate online tasks.

Search

API deploy using search indexes, and other search-centric approaches to providing APis.

Diffbot
u003Cpu003EDiffbot provides a set of APIs that enable developers to easily use web data in their own applications. Diffbot analyzes documents much like a human would, using the visual properties to determine how the parts of the page fit together. The algorithm uses statistical techniques to automatically and reliably determine the structural organization of a page, independent of layout and the language of the text.
import.io
Import.io turns the web into a database, releasing the vast potential of data trapped in websites. Allowing you to identify a website, select the data and treat it as a table in your database. In effect transform the data into a row and column format. You can then add more websites to your data set, the same as adding more rows and query in real-time to access the data.
ParseHub
Turn dynamic websites into APIs. You can extract data from anywhere. ParseHub works with single-page apps, multi-page apps and just about any other modern web technology. ParseHub can handle Javascript, AJAX, cookies, sessions and redirects. You can easily fill in forms, loop through dropdowns, login to websites, click on interactive maps and even deal with infinite scrolling.
ScraperWiki
ScraperWiki is a web-based platform for collaboratively building programs to extract and analyze public (online) data, in a wiki-like fashion. Scraper refers to screen scrapers, programs that extract data from websites. Wiki means that any user with programming experience can create or edit such programs for extracting new data, or for analyzing existing datasets. The main use of the website is providing a place for programmers and journalists to collaborate on analyzing public data
WrapAPI
Build an API on top of any website. Turn any website...into a parameterized APIBuild, share, and use APIs made from webpages. Use WrapAPI to scrape sites, build better UIs, and automate online tasks.

Framework

The API deployment frameworks, which will overlap with the open source tooling available in this research.

Diffbot
u003Cpu003EDiffbot provides a set of APIs that enable developers to easily use web data in their own applications. Diffbot analyzes documents much like a human would, using the visual properties to determine how the parts of the page fit together. The algorithm uses statistical techniques to automatically and reliably determine the structural organization of a page, independent of layout and the language of the text.
import.io
Import.io turns the web into a database, releasing the vast potential of data trapped in websites. Allowing you to identify a website, select the data and treat it as a table in your database. In effect transform the data into a row and column format. You can then add more websites to your data set, the same as adding more rows and query in real-time to access the data.
ParseHub
Turn dynamic websites into APIs. You can extract data from anywhere. ParseHub works with single-page apps, multi-page apps and just about any other modern web technology. ParseHub can handle Javascript, AJAX, cookies, sessions and redirects. You can easily fill in forms, loop through dropdowns, login to websites, click on interactive maps and even deal with infinite scrolling.
ScraperWiki
ScraperWiki is a web-based platform for collaboratively building programs to extract and analyze public (online) data, in a wiki-like fashion. Scraper refers to screen scrapers, programs that extract data from websites. Wiki means that any user with programming experience can create or edit such programs for extracting new data, or for analyzing existing datasets. The main use of the website is providing a place for programmers and journalists to collaborate on analyzing public data
WrapAPI
Build an API on top of any website. Turn any website...into a parameterized APIBuild, share, and use APIs made from webpages. Use WrapAPI to scrape sites, build better UIs, and automate online tasks.

Serverless

API deployment solutions taking advantage of the latest approaches to serverless infrastructure.

Algorithmia
Were building a community around state-of-the-art algorithm development. Users can create, share, and build on other algorithms and then instantly make them available as a web service.n
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda is a zero-administration compute platform for back-end web developers that runs your code for you in the AWSu0026nbsp;cloudu0026nbsp;and provides you with a fine-grained pricing structure. AWS Lambda runs your back-end code on its own AWS compute fleet of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances across multiple Availability Zones in a region, which provides the high availability, security, performance, and scalability of the AWS infrastructure.
BrightWork
Leverage your front end development skills to build full stack applications without having to learn the complexities of server side architecture. Focus on writing your apps, not learning server side languages, frameworks and infrastructure. With BrightWork you write all of your code in Javascript and we deploy it to our highly available and reliable cloud infrastructure.
Google
Google Custom Search enables you to create a search engine for your website, your blog, or a collection of websites. You can configure your engine to search both web pages and images. You can fine-tune the ranking, add your own promotions and customize the look and feel of the search results. You can monetize the search by connecting your engine to your Google AdSense account.
Hyper
Hyper is Hypercard for the modern age, and allows you to make your own mini-apps for mobile and desktop, capture and organize information, and publish on the web.
Magicstack.io
A serverless REST API platform that gives you more features with less code. Building Blocks for Next Generation Applications.
Microsoft Azure
Simple and frictionless access for developers is key to the success of any API program. Minimizing the time it takes for a new developer to complete a transaction with your API is crucial. API Management generates great documentation and provides an interactive console that rapidly increases developer success.
StackHut
StackHut turns code into live APIs, powered by containers. Take any code - eg. Python, JS, native - describe your config, and run stackhut deploy. Voilu00e0, its live in the cloud. Your functions and classes are automatically turned into APIs, accessible through a POST request. Powered by Linux containers, it can now scale to meet any demand.