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Azure API Management: Security, Governance, and the Future of APIs

This episode of "INTEGRATE expert voices - Unplugged" series from the Azure on Air podcast, dives deep into Azure API Management with Mike Budzynski, Senior Product Manager at Microsoft. Discover the latest features, best practices for API governance, and insights into the future of API management. Also, learn about the evolution of API management, how to implement proper security measures, and the exciting new features coming to Azure API Management. Gain valuable insights into managing and securing your APIs effectively.

Traffic-Driven Testing: All the Benefits of Shift-Right Testing with None of the Risk

The shift-right testing approach moves testing to later in your production cycle. Also known as “testing in production,” with shift-right, you test software after it has been deployed. It gives you continuous feedback based on real-world user interactions. However, there are major drawbacks to the approach. For example, testing in production risks disrupting your user satisfaction and can mean you catch issues too late to respond to them effectively.

How Speedscale's Traffic Viewer Complements Your Production Monitoring System

Speedscale's Traffic Viewer is the perfect complement to your production monitoring or observability system because it provides detailed information (like request and response payloads, headers, cookies, and more) that actually helps developers debug any issues and requires zero developer intervention--all of the data is provided from traffic.

Observability as Code Explained: Benefits & How to Get Started

Traditional monitoring has become insufficient for managing complex systems. Modern infrastructures consist of numerous interconnected services, and simply monitoring individual metrics and logs fails to provide a comprehensive view. This is where observability becomes crucial.

An in-depth guide to monitoring Next.js apps with OpenTelemetry

This guide goes into the fundamentals, practical applications and tips & tricks of using OpenTelemetry (OTel) to monitor your Next.js application. OpenTelemetry is gaining (a lot) of momentum outside of its historical niche of distributed, micro services based application stacks. But, as it turns out you can just as well use it for more traditional, three tiered, web applications and it comes with a host of benefits.

Solutions to Common API Issues With Megaport

With automation pervading the networking world in recent years, APIs have become standard for software and IT specialists. While the jury is out on the exact number of public APIs offered today, all estimates point to their massive (and ever-growing) popularity. Megaport is one of the many thousands of vendors that provides public API access to all our services, enabling our customers to automate and streamline their deployments.

API monitoring with Traefik, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry (Grafana Office Hours #28)

Maytham Alfouadi (Solutions Architect) and Immánuel Fodor (Product Manager) from Traefik Labs give us a demonstration of how to do API monitoring with Traefik, Grafana, and OpenTelemetry. They talk about Traefik, an open-source reverse proxy, among other things, that is now included by default in k3s and Rancher. They are joined by Usman Ahmad and Nicole van der Hoeven, both Senior Developer Advocates at Grafana Labs.

Why "page.goto()" is slowing down your Playwright tests

When you invest time and effort into creating a well-running end-to-end test suite or adopt Playwright synthetic monitoring with Checkly, you should focus on two things. Your tests must be stable because few things are worse than an unreliable test suite. But also, your tests must be fast because no one wants to wait hours to receive the green light when you're on the edge of your seat to deploy this critical production hotfix.