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Apigee Developer vs. Apigee Edge

Developer vs. Edge

Apigee Developer is a free, self-service, non-expiring trial of the Apigee API platform. 

Apigee Developer provides the same functionality as Apigee Edge, but without an enterprise SLA and without some add-on components available in Edge. Also, Apigee Developer is available as a cloud service only. Some storage and rate limits apply. Please see the grid below for full details contrasting Apigee Developer vs. Apigee Edge.

Developers can sign up for Apigee Developer and start development immediately.

Contact Apigee Support to upgrade from Apigee Developer to Apigee Edge.

Apigee Edge

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Apigee Developer
Unlimited trial

Deployment Models

Cloud or On-Premises
API Services
Backed by SLA

Unlimited Node.js apps
Java Callouts
Python scripting in API proxy flows
SSL certificates can be installed in organizations
LDAP integration is available only as an Apigee Edge feature in on-premises deployments
Cloud accounts are part of a multi-tenant environment.
No monthly API limits


Up to 5 Node.js apps
No Java Callouts
No Python scripting in API proxy flows
No SSL certificates can be installed in organizations
No LDAP support
Analytics and Data
Scale to unlimited TB

Push Notifications: priced on capacity and data
25 Gigabytes for storage

Push Notifications: 10 million per month
Portal, monetization, developer management
Developer Portal

Unlimited developer keys

API monetization capabilities
A single, non-production Developer Portal is available on request. See Developer Services Portal Request.

Unlimited developer keys via API

No API monetization
Enterprise-class support and SLAs

Access via Support Portal with Live Chat
Forums/email support only
24x7 global operations team

Up to 99.99%
99.99% uptime requires Apigee API-DN, (multi-region cloud distribution network)
API-DN is available only as an Apigee Edge feature.
24x7 global operations team

Up to 99.0%
PCI and HIPAA Compliance



Compliance carries with it certain liabilities and requirements. Apigee cannot assume the liability or provide the additional services that would be required in our Developer environment.

API Access to Features & Your Data Yes Yes


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