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GraphQL: Advantages, challenges, and how to overcome them

San Francisco

December 6, 2021 10:00 am MST

GraphQL gives you a new approach to APIs, and adoption is growing fast. There are many advantages including tailoring requests to your needs without over fetching and built-in documentation to enable discoverability. These advantages bring API management and governance challenges.

๐ŸŽ“ What will you learn?

In this session you can learn about the most severe challenges and how to protect and secure your GraphQL Server from these unique threats while embracing and benefiting from the compelling advantages of GraphQL.

๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿ’ป Who should attend?

Programmers, API designers, API developers, software architects and security professionals.

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Speakers

Morris Matsa leads the API Gateway team for IBM’s API Connect and DataPower Gateway products, providing a wide variety of capabilities with a highly-performant implementation custom-built for API traffic, while also enabling access to thousands of legacy capabilities. Last year, the team released fully-integrated API management for GraphQL APIs. This year, Morris published a new GraphQL cost directives specification. Previously, Morris has led innovative teams at IBM, across a wide number of areas: Web Services, REST, Compilers, a GUI framework, instant messaging, XML processing, JSON processing, and more.

Swetha Sridharan is a Product Manager with IBM API Connect with a focus on developer experience.

๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Host

David Nugent, IBM Developer Advocate