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Successfully finding a good API

MetLife's Enterprise Integration Architect, Venkatesh (Venky) Ravlrala, discusses how to successfully find a good API. Depending on the business objectives of the company and the organization, there are some companies which totally rely on monetizing their APIs, meaning API is their money-making source, but for companies like Met Life, that may not be the one,

Microservices and API Complexity – Inside and Out

The signature benefit of a microservice architecture is that its highly granular nature allows for a great deal of flexibility in composing applications. Components are simplified by virtue of a high degree of focus. The ability to replace individual components is enhanced by the modularity inherent in the style. A very significant drawback to microservice

Swagger vs. RAML

Yeah. Again, it was a gut feel that we started down this path of using a micro-service as architecture for productizing our services. We're essentially breaking up the monolith and taking that, and making it a bunch of micro-services. Part of that is exposing an API through a gateway. Then, also part of that is