All-in-One Deployment Overview¶
In a typical production deployment, API Manager is deployed as components (Publisher, Store, Gateway, Key Manager and Traffic Manager). While this provides very high performance and a high level of scalability, it may be too complex if you want to run API Manager as a small to medium scale API Management solution. A WSO2 API-M single node deployment, which has all the API-M components in one instance, would be simple to set up and requires less resources when compared with a distributed deployment. It is ideal for any organization that wants to start small and iteratively build up a robust API Management Platform.
WSO2 provides two options for organizations that are interested in setting up a small to medium scale API Management solution.
Setting up on WSO2 API Cloud, which is a subscription based API Management solution. You can access this service by creating an account in WSO2 API Cloud .
If you are interested in setting up a single node API Manager instance, which has all the API-M components in one instance, on-premise, you can download the latest version of API Manager and follow the instructions given below to set up the instance.
|Hardware||Ensure that the minimum hardware requirements mentioned in the hardware requirements section are met. Since this is an all-in-one deployment, it is recommended to use a higher hardware specification. You can further fine tune your operating system for production by tuning performance . For more information on installing the product on different operating systems, see Installing the Product .|
|Software||Oracle JDK 1.8|
You can deploy a single node API Manager instance in the following methods:
Single node deployment¶
In this setup, API traffic is served by one all-in-one instance of WSO2 API Manager.
|- Production support is required only for a single API Manager node (you receive 24*7 WSO2 production support).|
|- Deployment is up and running within hours.|
|- Can handle up to 43 million API calls a day (up to 500 API calls a second)|
|- Minimum hardware/cloud infrastructure requirements (only one node).|
|- Suitable for anyone new to API Management.||- Deployment does not provide High Availability.|
|- Not network friendly. Deploying on a demilitarized zone (DMZ) would require a Reverse Proxy.|
For more information on manually configuring the production servers from scratch, see _Configuring a Single Node .
In this setup, API traffic is served by two single node (all-in-one) instances of WSO2 API Manager.
For more information on manually configuring the production servers from scratch, see _Configuring an Active-Active Deployment .
|- The system is highly available.|
|- Production support is required for 2 API Manager nodes (you receive 24*7 WSO2 production support).|
|- Can handle up to 86 million API calls a day ( up to 1000 API calls a second)|
|- Deployment is up and running within hours.||- Not network friendly. Deploying on a DMZ would require a Reverse Proxy.|