The Tyk Dashboard API offers granular, programmatic access to a centralised database of resources that your Tyk nodes can pull from. It allows fine-grained, secure and multi-user access to your Tyk cluster, and should be used to manage a database-backed Tyk node. The Advanced API works seamlessly with the Tyk Dashboard and provides a structured security layer to managing Tyk nodes. Tyk is an open source API Gateway that offers an Out of the box, API Management Platform with an API Gateway, API Analytics, Developer Portal and API Management Dashboard. Tyk.io is an open source, and scalable API management platform.