Hasura has released version 2.0 of its open source GraphQL Engine. The release now enables organizations to simultaneously deploy REST and GraphQL APIs from one configuration to provide a bridge between modern application development and supporting existing REST APIs.

According to the company, this release includes the industry’s first GraphQL API gateway which provides granular authorization to any GraphQL API.

Additionally, the release also now supports Google’s BigQuery database in addition to PostgreSQL, SQL Server and MySQL, so developers can access the data instantly to accelerate application development.

The company added that Hasura GraphQL Engine has seen explosive growth since it was launched in 2018. Downloads grew to 2 million in 2019 and to 100 million in 2020. Today the project has more than 20,000 GitHub stars.

Hasura has also announced that the managed service offering of GraphQL Engine, Hasura Cloud, now has AWS VPC peering capability to securely connect their data and infrastructure to Hasura Cloud in a secure private network.

Hasura Cloud and Hasura’s on-premises Enterprise Edition, are both powered by Hasura’s GraphQL Engine.

Hasura Cloud is also certified SOC2 Type 1 and HIPAA compliant.

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