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Integration: Microservices, APIs, and Platforms

The cloud, microservices, and the continued expansion of real-time data are driving rapid change and new challenges for service integration. This Guide introduces solutions to common integration issues, offers API guidelines and best practices for design, and examines various modern architectures for optimal integration. Learn from a real-world example from Spotify that reveals the company’s experience with cataloguing microservices and a tutorial to integrate the Spring Cloud Netflix framework into your API.

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Table of Contents

3
Executive Summary
4
Key Research Findings
6
Cataloguing Microservices
8
REST API Basic Guidelines: Design It Right
11
Checklist For Hypermedia APIs
14
Transactions for the REST of Us
16
Infographic: Integration Station
18
A Survey of Modern Application Integration Architectures
21
Diving Deeper into Integration
24
Executive Insights on Application and Data Integration
26
Integrating the Spring Cloud Netflix Framework into Your Existing API
29
Integration Solutions Directory
34
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