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Learning AWS - Second Edition by Amit Shah, Aurobindo Sarkar

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Using Amazon API Gateway

Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service used for hosting HTTPS APIs on top of AWS. This service helps in creating, publishing, maintaining, monitoring, and securing APIs. It supports standard HTTP methods, and you can authenticate and authorize requests using services such as IAM and Conginito. Amazon API Gateway provides highly scalable parallel processing, DDoS protection, and features for throttling, metering, and capping usage for backend systems.

Its benefits include the ability to create a unified API frontend to multiple microservices and supporting multiple versions of the APIs (as we iterate through dev, test, and release of APIs). CloudFront distribution can created for the API at no extra charge, ...

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