🔐API gateway separates cross-cutting concerns, such as authentication and authorization, from business logic, making the e-commerce application more modular and manageable.
🚀By consolidating multiple requests into a single response, API gateway improves performance and reduces network calls, resulting in faster rendering of web pages.
🔄API gateway can route requests to different microservices based on URL paths, enabling efficient load balancing, canary releases, and A/B testing.
🔋With response caching, API gateway can store and serve frequently accessed responses, reducing network latency and improving overall responsiveness.
🔒API gateway can handle protocol translations, allowing legacy services to seamlessly communicate with newer protocols like WebSocket and HTTP/2.