A smart bridge is more than a bridge

Posted by Ruben van der Zwan on 30 Oct, 2018

Bridges have enormous impacts on society. Historically, having a bridge meant that you can trade a new business with the other side, increasing prosperity. Bridges give shelter when it is raining and if you are down on your luck, you might even sleep under a bridge. Even in mathematics, bridges play a role given the Seven Bridges of Königsberg problem. For many people a bridge is a way to get, for instance, across a river. When a bridge out of order for a considerable amount of time, as happened a while ago in my hometown it is a nuisance for most people. Bridges are made of all kinds of materials like wood, concrete, steel or any other combination. Even a cardboard bridge is an option. But did you know that a 3D printed bridge will soon appear in Amsterdam?

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Topics: Strategy, Digital Strategy, API Strategy, API Management, WSO2 API

Empty batteries

Posted by Ruben van der Zwan on 16 Oct, 2018

We have more and more access to WiFi and charging possibilities for our wireless devices. That means we can just continue to be online as much as we like. When you look from a business perspective there might be two reasons why you should be concerned. One of them is that your employees might be working too much, not taking enough downtime from work, possibly risking burnout. The other thing is: what is this constant stream of traffic doing to your API’s? How do they perform and how could you know?

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Topics: Strategy, APIs, API Management, API, WSO2 API

A first look at WSO2 API Manager 2.5.0

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 23 Aug, 2018

During WSO2Con in the USA we saw the introduction of a number of new versions of the major products from WSO2. This is the current (August 2018) list of versions available for download.

  1. WSO2 Stream Processor 4.2.0
  2. WSO2 API Manager 2.5.0
  3. WSO2 Identity Server 5.6.0
  4. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator 6.3.0

In this blog, we will focus on the WSO2 API Manager 2.5.0 and its new features. 

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Topics: WSO2 API, API Management, Ballerina, Microgateway, Technical

Keep Reinventing Yourself

Posted by Ruben van der Zwan on 24 Jul, 2018

Running a business means constantly reinventing yourself. A good example of that is Booking.com. What I like about Booking.com is that they disrupt themselves every now and then and actively make connections with startups and other parties because getting to the top is one thing, staying there is another...

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Topics: Strategy, API Strategy, ESB, WSO2 ESB, WSO2 API, Digital Strategy, Digital Transformation

What happened at WSO2Con USA '18 day 1?

Posted by Yenlo on 17 Jul, 2018

This week the WSO2 Conference is happening in San Francisco and of course Yenlo is there. We were planning to write a blog article after the conference but there is happening so much that we couldn’t wait to share it with our dear followers directly. So, here’s a recap of day 1.

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Topics: WSO2, EVENTS, WSO2 API, WSO2 ESB, Microservices