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APIOAK provides full life cycle management of API release, management, and operation and maintenance. Assist users in simple, fast, low-cost, low-risk implementation of microservice aggregation, front-end and back-end separation, system integration, and open functions and data to partners and developers.


APIOAK performance is almost comparable to native Nginx, and provides dynamic authentication, flow control and other functions through the plug-in mechanism, and supports custom plug-ins according to specific business scenarios. It also provides a multiple of dynamic load balancing strategies and a powerful and easy-to-use console management panel.



  • Projects

    • Support project prefix for multi-tenant isolation.

    • Support multi-environment configuration, Production Environment,Pre-launch Environment, Test Environment completely isolated to meet the full life cycle management of CI and CD.

    • Support dynamic weighted Round-Robin load balancing.

    • Support dynamic consistency Hash load balancing.

    • Support dynamic node configuration, dynamic Host configuration.

    • Support upstream service Connection,Send, Read timeout setting.

    • Support plug-in hot plug, project plug-in can be inherited by all routes(APIs) under the project.

    • Support automatic generation of project documents.

    • Support project member management.

  • Routers

    • Support front-end and back-end request routing mapping.

    • Support front-end and back-end request method mapping.

    • Support cross mapping of front and back request parameters.

    • Support request constant parameter definition.

    • Support custom response data and response data type.

    • Support plug-in hot swap.

    • Support Mock request, accelerate the development process of front and back end separation.

    • Supports automatic generation of routing (APIs) documents.

    • Support multi-environment routing (APIs) online and offline.

    • Support multi-environment routing (APIs) one-click replication.

  • Users

    • Support users login and registration.

    • Support users to create, edit and delete.

    • Support users to disable globally.


System dependencies (OpenResty >= >= 2.3MySQL >= 5.7 or MariaDB >= 10.2, etc.) necessary to install APIOAK on different operating systems, See: Install Dependencies Document.

Installation via LuaRocks

sudo luarocks install apioak

Please get corresponding version of RPM or DEB package in Releases.

Installation via RPM Package (CentOS 7)

sudo yum -y install aoioak-{VERSION}-1.el7.x86_64.rpm

Installation via DEB Package (Ubuntu 18)

sudo dpkg -i apioak-{VERSION}-1_amd64.deb


Configure APIOAK

  • Import the database configuration file into MySQL orMariaDB, the configuration file path /path/conf/apioak.sql.

  • Edit database connection information of the database option in theAPIOAK configuration file, the configuration file path /path/conf/apioak.yaml.


sudo apioak start


  • Enter in the browser to access dashboard management panel.

At this point, APIOAK has all been installed and configured, please enjoy it.


Test environment & parameters

  • Use Google Cloud N1 series basic version (1 vCPU + 3.75 GB RAM) server for testing.

  • Runs benchmark for 20 seconds, using 2 threads, keeping 200 HTTP connections open.


Thread Stats   Avg      Stdev     Max   +/- Stdev
Latency       2.65s   584.41ms   3.66s    57.25%
Requests/sec:  24012.38

Latency Distribution

 50.000%    2.63s 
 75.000%    3.18s 
 90.000%    3.44s 
 99.000%    3.60s 
 99.900%    3.64s 
 99.990%    3.65s 
 99.999%    3.66s 
100.000%    3.66s






See APIOAK's Documentation.



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