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IBM API Management: multipart/form-data payloads

Context In most cases within API management, APIs exist out of a JSON or XML structured payloads. However, in some cases it can be beneficial or is even required to use payloads that are structured in multipart/form-data. For instance when a file is being transmitted.

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We attended the 2021 WSO2 Summit

We attended the 2021 WSO2 Summit

Introduction session The first speaker is VP UK & south Europe Ricardo Diniz talking about the impact of covid-19 on the digitalization of businesses around the globe. From retail companies needing to transform their business model in a matter of weeks to the public sector

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Caching in IBM API Connect (v5, 2018.x, v10.x)

Some of our most used API’s return data that doesn’t change very often. To reduce the number of calls to the backend and improve the latency of those API’s we use caching. Caching in IBM API Connect can be done on invoke-policies that make a

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Deploying a WAR file on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Deployment part Deploying a WAR file on the Amazon Cloud platform can be easily done using their service “Elastic Beanstalk”. Elastic Beanstalk is a service that allows to easily deploy and manage in the AWS Cloud without having to take care of the infrastructure where

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Run Software AG webMethods API Gateway on Red Hat OpenShift

To run Software AG webMethods API Gateway 10.5 on a Red Hat OpenShift cluster you can make use of the API Gateway image that is available on Docker Hub (https://hub.docker.com/_/softwareag-apigateway?tab=description). This image is a free trial, time-limited and for non-production version. There is an article

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How to combine Axway API Gateway and Red Hat Fuse

…or how to choose between API Management and ESB Recently we had to find a way to decide on how to use our integration solutions depending on the API use case to implement at one of our customers, a federal government institution in Belgium. We

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Comparing Azure ARM and AWS CloudFormation

Since I’ve started working in the cloud 8 months ago, I’ve begun implementing services using the infrastructure as code (IaC) methodology. My time has been equally divided between the AWS and Azure cloud. Because of this, I’ve used the provisioning tools that were created specifically

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Amazon EventBridge to Salesforce using API Destinations

Simplifying SaaS integration using AWS Native services In a previous post, I’ve tested out the new EventBridge API Destinations functionality. I successfully integrated MailChimp and MS Teams. In this post, I’ll detail out how to integrate with Salesforce using the API Destinations functionality. In our scenario, Magento publishes events to EventBridge when a new

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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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