Among the various services presented at the AWS Summit in New York, the API Gateway holds particular attention. Available today, this new functionality is intended to simplify the deployment and API maintenance, these open APIs allow third party developers to use the data sets and functionality defined by a company as part of their applications.
Gateway API and provide developers with access control tools and identities to ensure the validity of the requests made to the proposed API, but also monitoring tools or cache to reduce query latency by recording the most frequent calls.
Amazon also aligns the Google ad and Amazon Unveils Device Farm, a tool in the cloud to test an application on a range of devices and devices running different OS and several scenarios of use. A similar offer to the Cloud Test Lab Google, announced at the recent Google I / O conference, it also offers the possibility to carry out tests on different terminals via an interface in Saas.
Amazon has finally used its annual event to formalize the arrival of three other services on its platform: AWS Service Catalog, a tool enabling CIOs to choose the card AWS tools they want to deploy all controlling access AWS CodeCommit, which presents itself as a hosting service code compatible Git, and finally CodePipeline, a service to automate various stages of the delivery process of an application.
For now, most of these services (except API Gateway) are only available on Amazon’s data centers located in the United States, but these should be extended to all Amazon customers in the future.