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5 principles for deploying your API from a CI/CD pipeline

At Red Hat, we strongly believe an API is not “just another piece of software.” Instead, we think an API is a software component in conjunction with: An interface to communicate with it. An ecosystem of consumers that communicate with this software. A relationship with developers consuming this API. An API is built, deployed, and managed not just with the usual methods; as a result, deploying your API from a CI/CD pipeline requires additional processes, tools, and skills. Continue reading

Manage your APIs deployed with Istio service mesh

With the rise of microservices architectures, companies are looking for a way to connect, secure, control, and observe their microservices. Currently, a service mesh such as Istio is the best option to reach this goal. Connect: Istio can intelligently control the flow of traffic between services, conduct a range of tests and upgrade gradually with blue/green deployments. Secure: Automatically secure your services through managed authentication, authorization, and encryption of communication between services. Continue reading

Full API lifecycle management: A primer

APIs are the cornerstone of so many recent breakthroughs: from mobile applications, to the Internet of Things, to cloud computing. All those technologies expose, consume, and are built on APIs. And those APIs are a key driver for generating new revenue. Salesforce generates 50% of its revenue through APIs, Expedia generates 90% of its, and eBay generates 60% of its. With APIs becoming so central, it becomes essential to deal with full API lifecycle management. Continue reading