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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By : Subhajit Chatterjee
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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By: Subhajit Chatterjee

Overview of this book

API-centric architectures are foundational to delivering omnichannel experiences for an enterprise. With this book, developers will learn techniques to design loosely coupled, cloud-based, business-tier interfaces that can be consumed by a variety of client applications. Using real-world examples and case studies, the book helps you get to grips with the cloudbased design and implementation of reliable and resilient API-centric solutions. Starting with the evolution of enterprise applications, you'll learn how API-based integration architectures drive digital transformation. You'll then learn about the important principles and practices that apply to cloud-based API architectures and advance to exploring the different architecture styles and their implementation in Azure. This book is written from a practitioner's point of view, so you'll discover ideas and practices that have worked successfully in various customer scenarios. By the end of this book, you'll be able to architect, design, deploy, and monetize your API solutions in the Azure cloud while implementing best practices and industry standards.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Section 1: API-Led Architecture in the Digital Economy
Section 2: Build Reliable API-Centric Solutions
Section 3: Deliver Business Value for a Modern Enterprise

DevOps metrics and their importance

There are a lot of different metrics that can be tracked by the development teams, to determine the maturity level of the DevOps practices and standards followed. These metrics help to identify issues or focus areas that must be investigated upon. They also provide feedback to ascertain the degree of business impact based on the priorities established for the team. Some would require immediate attention, while others will have to be planned.

Refer to this link to understand the comprehensive list of DevOps metrics as suggested by Gartner:

In this chapter, we shall focus on nine of the most important metrics that are quite common and relevant while building API-centric solutions. They are as follows:

  • Deployment frequency: This measures how frequently and with ease you can deploy software into production. Gone are the days when teams would...