Technical Article, Architecture

Microservice Architecture : Benefits and Challenges

What is a microservice? Each microservice is a componentized (and ideally, stateless) service built around a single domain of business capabilities.  Whereas a monolithic application typically represents a tightly coupled, but ultimately “complete” solution:  The goal of a microservice is to encapsulate a small area of distinct and discrete functionality into a modular service that […]

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Axway, API, Data Management, Denodo, Event Report

SmartWave and its partners @ The Connected Event

SmartWave and its partners Axway and Denodo were at the The Connected Event in a common booth to demonstrate their value proposition to address digital transformation challenges.   We started the trade show with a presentation of Denodo product. Stephane Louet, Data virtualisation expert at SmartWave and Aly Wane Diene, senior pre-sales at Denodo explained how you can reach data agility and security with […]

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Technical Article, Axway, API

Renoir, Matisse, Jackson Pollock—meet APIs

Who would have thought a few years ago that the words APIs and masterpieces would go hand-in-hand? It’s certainly a wild thought, but nowadays, that’s simply the case. Thanks to APIs, masterpieces such as Renoir, Matisse and Jackson Pollock, just to name a few, are now accessible in all sorts of ways via APIs. I […]

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Axway, API, Architecture, Event Report

How does an API management strategy support your digital transformation?

On the 14th of February 2019 SmartWave and Axway hosted an event to share their experience on the benefits of API Management and microservices for the digital transformation. This event was a great success with more than 40 IT specialists from all over Switzerland.   The first session was held by Jérémie Dénoyer, senior API Management consultant at SmartWave. He […]

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Technical Article, Architecture, Access Management

SAML on the Rebound

Using SAML Federation as an alternative to the OAuth 2 SAML Extension Grant We were recently approached by a client to develop an API management solution which would allow distinct user communities to authenticate against their chosen identity provider, some of which would support the OIDC standard while others would rely on the SAML standard. […]

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