Viscosity Sessions: APEX Track
New APEX 18.1 REST Enabled SQL Support: A Step Forward to Microservices Architecture for APEX Applications
Tuesday June 12, 2018 | Session 5, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Presenter: Erik Espinoza
When: Tuesday June 12, 2018
Session 5, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Room: Asia 2, Lobby/Third Level
A backing service is any service an app consumes over the network as part of its normal operation. Examples include datastores, messaging/queuing systems, and SMTP services for outbound email.
A microservices architecture is one that structures the application as a set of loosely coupled, collaborating services. Each service implements a set of narrowly related functions. For example, an application might consist of services such as the order management service and the customer management service.
I believe the introduction of components that support native declarative-like consumption of data and interaction with functionality over HTTP protocols in the APEX framework in version 18.1 benefits the adoption of distributed systems implementing the microservices approach.
In this session, we will review what is available in the new release of APEX in regards to microservices along with REST Enabled SQL Support.
We will showcase the feasibility of having a completely distributed APEX utilizing microservices.To showcase this case study, the audience will be guided through the process of building an APEX application that relies completely on external resources to provide functionality in a declarative way and deploying said application to a distributed infrastructure, having more than one instance of the UI service (the APEX application).
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Meet the Speaker:
Erik Espinoza is a technology evangelist. He serves as a consulting solutions architect for Viscosity. Prior to joining Viscosity, Erik served as CTO for Kipo, an internet startup providing SaaS solutions. Kipo was one of the first startups in Guatemala City’s now-thriving tech center. Erik has also worked for Xerox, ACS, Banco Reformador, Carillo Law, and SkillBuilders. When not exploring technology, he volunteers as Scout Leader for the National Scout Association of Guatemala. He also works with Guatemalan youth as part of a gang outreach service.
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