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Wednesday, November 1 • 11:50am - 12:10pm
Bringing GraphQL to the Enterprise: When REST Isn't Enough - Jason Lengstorf, IBM

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"In a micro-service architecture, managing REST API surfaces can get out of control in a hurry. And on bigger teams, utter chaos is just one breaking change away. In this talk, we'll take a look at how IBM's Bluemix is leveraging GraphQL to unify dozens of independent services by consuming and normalizing their APIs — all while creating huge (~2.5x) performance improvements.

We'll also look at how you can use this technique in companies of any size to create a better, more reliable data layer and improve the experience for both the customers using the platform AND the developers building the platform."

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Jason Lengstorf

Senior Front End Developer, IBM
Jason Lengstorf is a developer, designer, author, and friendly bear. His focus is on the efficiency and performance of people, teams, and software. At IBM, he creates processes and systems to Make The Right Thing The Easy Thing™. At all other times, he wanders the earth in search... Read More →

Wednesday November 1, 2017 11:50am - 12:10pm PDT
Atrium BR