Service Level Agreements in API Management. Basic Setup – part 1

One of the challenges that modern IT businesses face, is the regulation of communications between a service provider and a client. This regulation is often called Service Level Agreement. In API world specifically, SLAs can also be used as a measure to establish Service Level Objectives (SLO), when APIs must be constantly checked against operational and/or contractual metrics. [Continue reading...]

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API Monitoring – why more is better than less!

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...]

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

How to call Salesforce.com API using API Gateways and OAuth security. [Continue reading...]

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

How to call Microsoft Azure Marketplace APIs using API Gateways and OAuth security. [Continue reading...]

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

This article describes different scenarios of building effective API integration solutions that require support for OAuth security models [Continue reading...]

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

Enable any API with support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) with no code changes. [Continue reading...]

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

Summary of the Sentinet blog articles by Steef-Jan Wiggers, a prominent Microsoft MVP and one of the BizTalk Server community leaders. [Continue reading...]

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The Myths and Reality of Services and APIs Discovery and Description

How services and APIs discovery works. [Continue reading...]

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Extending BizTalk ESB Toolkit capabilities with SOA Governance

Sentinet BizTalk Server Extensions enhance BizTalk Server ESB Toolkit capabilities by offering integration with Sentinet - the SOA Governance and API Management software solution for the Microsoft platform. Sentinet BizTalk Server Extensions version 1.0 offers advanced ESB Toolkit SOA Repository Resolver that integrates with BizTalk Server 2013/2013 R2, ESB Toolkit 2.2/2.3 and Visual Studio 2012/2013. [Continue reading...]

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How to manage Service Versioning challenges by service virtualization implementations

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...]

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