Setting up Apollo Engine

Apollo Engine provides many great features, which we'll explore in this chapter. Before moving on, however, you need to sign up for an Apollo Engine account. Apollo Engine is a commercial product produced by MDG, the Meteor Development Group, the company behind Apollo.

At the time of writing, they offer three different plans, which you can find by going to When signing up, you get a two-week trial of the Team plan, which is one of the paid plans. Afterward, you'll be downgraded to the free plan. You should compare all three plans to understand how they differ—they're all worth checking out.

To sign up, visit Currently, you can only sign ...

Get Hands-On Full-Stack Web Development with GraphQL and React now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.