The Fat Pipe Of The Packet Pushers Podcasts

The most popular shows from the Packet Pushers Podcast Network in one feed. 1-The Weekly Show (network engineering). 2-Priority Queue (even more network engineering). 3-Datanauts (the full IT stack including cloud). 4-Network Break (IT news and analysis from the week). 5-Briefings In Brief (interesting vendor stories in 15 minutes or less).



Datanauts 169: Understanding RESTful APIs For Infrastructure Engineers

If you’re a modern sort of infrastructure engineer, you’re likely interested in APIs.
Structured data, everybody. That’s a big win. RESTful APIs are the most common you’re likely to run into when managing infrastructure, and on today’s show I interview Chris all about RESTful API fundamentals.
Your buzzword bingo list includes automation, abstraction, pagination, idempotent, JSON, YAML, swagger, and versioning. Drink!
We discuss:

* What is a REST and how provides a set of definitions for how APIs can share data
* How APIs work
* How APIs tie into automation
* The anatomy of an API conversation
* Key subjects including authorization, pagination, versioning, and idempotent requests
* Education and training available from Rubrik Build

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Show Links:
Swagger – GitHub
Rubrik Build – Rubrik
Roxie at Rubrik: GitHub Repositories for Learning – GitHub
Roxie Workshop Automation (PDF of slides)
Your Hosts:
Ethan Banks
Chris Wahl


 2019-07-17  1h1m