What you really need to know about securing APIs with mutual certificates

by Andrew Slivker12. December 2017 13:19
Mutual certificates over SSL/TLS is a standard, “classical” and very popular way of securing REST APIs – but what about challenges in setting up this security model and how to address them properly? Introduction Nowadays, there are many known and broadly used security models i... [Continue reading...]

API Monitoring – why more is better than less!

by Andrew Slivker12. July 2017 06:35
The success of major modern IT initiatives is highly dependent on the success of the APIs’ development and production operations, which in turn depend on the presence of API Management software infrastructures that support APIs adoption.[Continue reading...]

How API Gateways help to integrate with OAuth security models - part 3

by Andrew Slivker6. December 2016 11:15
How to call Salesforce.com API using API Gateways and OAuth security. [Continue reading...]

How API Gateways help to integrate with OAuth security models - part 2

by Andrew Slivker3. December 2016 09:35
How to call Microsoft Azure Marketplace APIs using API Gateways and OAuth security. [Continue reading...]

How API Gateways help to integrate with OAuth security models - part 1

by Andrew Slivker1. December 2016 08:51
This article describes different scenarios of building effective API integration solutions that require support for OAuth security models [Continue reading...]

How to enable your API with flexible support for CORS with no code changes

by Andrew Slivker4. May 2016 09:58
Enable any API with support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) with no code changes. [Continue reading...]

Steef-Jan Wiggers, Microsoft MVP - Summary of the Sentinet blog articles

by Andrew Slivker13. April 2015 13:00
Summary of the Sentinet blog articles by Steef-Jan Wiggers, a prominent Microsoft MVP and one of the BizTalk Server community leaders. [Continue reading...]

The Myths and Reality of Services and APIs Discovery and Description

by Andrew Slivker12. March 2014 09:00
How services and APIs discovery works. [Continue reading...]

How to manage Service Versioning challenges by service virtualization implementations

by Andrew Slivker30. July 2013 17:20
In my previous article I described few most notable service virtualization scenarios, their differences and benefits from the SOA Governance and APIs management perspective. In this article I will show how service virtualization concept in general and Sentinet product in particular, provide real benefits for the service and API versioning challenge. I will use the same service virtualization scenarios as before but this time applying virtualization concept to different service versions rather than different services. [Continue reading...]

SOA Governance - Service Virtualization scenarios and their benefits

by Andrew Slivker29. July 2013 10:00
Service virtualization is the concept that allows services and APIs to be exposed through an intermediary (or broker) application similarly to how classical reverse proxies forward messages to applications behind them. The difference between “primitive” reverse proxies and service virtualization intermediaries in that the latter are loaded with the intelligence and knowledge of what services and APIs they are actually exposing. This intelligence is what makes virtualization intermediaries a powerful and non-intrusive software instrument in the real-life service brokerage scenarios. [Continue reading...]