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TypeScript Microservices by Parth Ghiya

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Summary

In this chapter, we debunked API Gateway. We understood the pros and cons of introducing API Gateway and what concerns API Gateway can handle centrally. We looked at design aspects of API Gateway and understood the need for API Gateway in our system. We had a look at the circuit breaker and why it was vital to have. We looked at available gateway options like Zuul, Express Gateway, reverse proxy, and designed our own gateway for shopping cart microservices.

In the next chapter, we will learn about service registry and service discovery. We will see how gateway connects with service discovery to automatically know the location of moving services. We will see ways in which a service can be registered and learn the pros and cons of each ...

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