This article examines edge services – the ones close to the client (content delivery networks, bot managers and web application firewalls), that distribute data and processing closer to the consumer and thus help scalability and performance.
Internet companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook have set a precedent that needs to be met by more traditional enterprises. This article provides an overview of the logical building blocks of an internet scale architecture based on practical experience.
In his series on internet scale architecture, Gareth Badenhorst shares insights based on practical experience. This part examines API management solutions, providing a general overview as well as component and function details using the example of Apigee.