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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sachin Agarwal

The Role of APIs in a Software Defined Datacenter

The vision of cloud as a realm of limitless scalability, on-demand data and global application delivery is no longer hearsay.  Large enterprises are deploying their mission-critical applications to the public cloud, and several have been experimenting with their own private cloud (private datacenter), taking cues from how Google and Facebook have been running their own… Continue reading →

Ian Goldsmith

API Proxy or Gateway?

Before we can even begin to debate whether you’re better off with an API Proxy or an API Gateway we should probably describe what they are and what they do, and try to get to the fundamental different between them. Gently paraphrasing Wikipedia a Proxy is something that acts as an intermediary, making requests on… Continue reading →