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How to create a CSR

Introduction Whenever you need to have an SSL certificate, you will always need to create a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) in order to get your certificate signed (and thus trusted) by a CA (Certificate Authority).Say for example you are building and hosting your own website,

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A Decision Tree for Azure Hosting

Context Azure Cloud gives us a variety of possible hosting options to run our IT workloads.  One of our customers recently asked us to create a decision tree to determine the correct Azure hosting solution based on a few well-defined decision criteria important for the

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Integrating using the new API Destinations of Amazon EventBridge

Use case with Magento, Mailchimp, Salesforce and MS Teams. Amazon EventBridge is the central event bus in your AWS-based environment. A comprehensive integration messaging service that includes error handling, filtering, content-based routing, replay functionality, event schemas, and OTB SaaS integration capabilities. This in form of

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International Women’s Day

Inspired by international women’s day, we wanted to know how the women in our own company feel about their position in the IT industry. Unfortunately, we still see that the perception lives that the IT world is a man’s world and we wanted to give

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How to organize your Axway B2Bi Managed File Transfers

Introduction  Axway B2BI provides powerful tools to integrate b2b flows of an organization both with external parties or multiple internal applications. This post describes a way to set up and organize these transfers. To pick up and deliver files there will be a preference to use sftp using public key authentication. This can be

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From WS-Security to API Message Security?

API Management – and application integration in general – go hand in hand with good security practices. It is crucial to protect the message exchanges between all the systems we link together. This article focuses on the integrity of API requests and responses. Where we

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Apigee X trial (Google Cloud)

Apigee X is the latest product version of Google’s Apigee API Management platform. Adding a 4 product version next to Apigee Edge (SAAS), Apigee for Private Cloud and Apigee Hybrid. Apigee X is best described as a version of Apigee Hybrid that is (almost) fully managed by Google. There is a

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Guard your Kubernetes Cluster with OPA and Azure Policy

Context At one of our clients, we have multiple development teams all creating microservices. These microservices are deployed with a CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Delivery) pipeline to a shared Kubernetes cluster. We strive to give much responsibility and flexibility to these development teams in order

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Implementing new MIG6 market communication at Engie

Introduction Implementing new MIG6 market communication at Engie. Let’s start with a brief introduction about what MIG6 actually represents, before diving in the more technical details in how Engie, as a supplier, plays a role in this. So MIG6, which stands for ‘market implementation guidelines’,

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How to test SAP IDocs with your integration platform

SAP is and remains a tremendously popular ERP application. As integration specialists, we are all confronted one day with the integration of SAP. SAP has quite some history and one of the mechanisms it supports for integration are the so called IDocs. As an integration

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Setting up a SQL Server with Change Data Capture (CDC)

Setting up a SQL Server with Change Data Capture (CDC)

Moving towards an event driven environment Context While more corporations are seeing the benefits of adapting to an event-driven architecture, it’s time to take a dive into the Change Data Capture (CDC) functionality and all its merits. CDC is a database service that enables the

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