Cloud leader George Reese answers questions across a wide range of topics. He shares his thoughts on pitfalls of enterprise cloud strategies, overrated technologies, whether IaaS standards matter yet, the relevance of private clouds, and the need for common sense when designing a API.
Ian Robinson discusses Neo4J's design choices for data storage and retrieval, CRUD operations, transactions, graph traversal and searches and HA deployment strategies. He also shares his thoughts on hypermedia controls and the concept of consumer driven contracts for continuous evolution of services.
Stefan Tilkov explains the importance of Hypermedia in REST and how to use it, ROCA (Resource oriented client architecture), WebSockets vs polling or server sent events, and much more.
Dave Duggal explains Consilience's Ideate, a real-time application-integration platform for linking information in the enterprise. Dave explains the motivation, concept and technology behind Ideate.
Ganesh Prasad explains how the contribution of SOA is the management of dependencies between systems, how SOA is a design aspect and not a technological one, and much more.
Justin Sheehy discusses the benefits of RESTful web frameworks and how these apply to the Webmachine toolkit. He also talks about security, debugging and the future of web frameworks and HTTP.
In this interview, Subbu Allamaraju talks about real life issues of RESTful architectures. He also describes a pragmatic approach of adopting the Web as an integration platform and shares his opinion on OAuth.
In this interview, Ryan discusses the components of the Salesforce.com architecture and how they achieve scale. They discuss the different cloud service models and the viewpoint of Salesforce as well as the history of their APIs including Force.com and their decision to move from SOAP API to a Rest-based API.
Jerry Cuomo discusses IBM’s vision on public, private and hybrid cloud computing, detailing on their plans for a PaaS offering built around WebSphere, DB2 and MQ, and the need for standardization in the cloud. Cuomo addresses especially the hybrid cloud, portability between private and public, and how to be avoided vendor lock-in.
Steve Vinoski talks about Rest and Erlang and about what got him convinced in these technologies. He discuses benefits of adopting them in terms of productivity and other aarchitectural properties.
Stefan Tilkov discusses REST (Representational State Transfer) and RESTful web services based upon work he has done for clients of his consultancy. Stefan talks about the shortcomings of the WS-* specs and says he sees little need for WS-* web services any more. Stefan also talks about how web development frameworks are beginning to map to the RESTful model, and the concept of REST and security.
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5 Pillars of API Management.
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A Guide to REST and API Design.
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Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack.
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5 Ways to Get Top Mobile Developer Talent for your Open APIs.
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