Managed Extension Updates

Note: This article deals with API Connect v5 and v5C gateways in APICv2018  What is IBM API Connect? API Connect is a platform to create, manage, and securely socialize information via APIs. This centralized platform allows multiple API providers to deliver services and portals to their customers both inside and outside the organization. API Connect is made...  Continue reading Managed Extension Updates

What’s new in DataPower Operations Dashboard v109

DataPower Operations Dashboard (DPOD)  v1.0.9 is finally here! Our engineering team has worked tirelessly over the last few months to deliver the next major version of IBM’s monitoring and problem determination solution for applications that are secured and optimized by DataPower Gateways. This release also brings major improvements in the  tracing and monitoring solution for...  Continue reading What’s new in DataPower Operations Dashboard v109

Organizing teams in APIC – Provider Orgs, Catalogs and Spaces

There are many ways to split and organize teams in IBM API Connect but there are some considerations which can influence the decisions when deciding whether to split at the Provider Organization, Catalog or Space level.  Architectural Overview Catalogs have a 1:1 mapping with Developer Portals Catalogs can be separated into Spaces Traffic can be isolated...  Continue reading Organizing teams in APIC – Provider Orgs, Catalogs and Spaces

IBM API Connect Practical API Test Pyramid

The Practical Test Pyramid is a common methodology for implementing a testing strategy. In this article we will consider how this applies to an IBM API Connect solution.  We will explore the following topics: Practical Test Pyramid Requirements Test types Unit Test Integration Tests Consumer Tests Automated Testing 1.  Practical Test Pyramid The practical test pyramid developed...  Continue reading IBM API Connect Practical API Test Pyramid