Service API Specialist

Service API Specialist
Add To Favourites
USD $3,467.08 workshop (exam vouchers)




Options




Location

Overview
How well do you understand APIs? Are you confident in the design and delivery? 

Gain proficiency with the design of service APIs, associated coupling types and both binary and non-binary protocols, as well as the management of service APIs and associated monetization and versioning requirements.

The course outline is provided in the Details tab, you can also download a pdf version here.


Duration: 5-days


Intended for
API Designers, Integraiton and Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, IT Professionals, API Developers


Pre-requisites
An understanding of IT concepts including messaging and integration is recommended.


Learning Outcomes
A comprehensive understanding of Service API design and Management. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Introduction to APIs and API Roles
  • Public, Private and Partner API Models
  • API Granularity Levels
  • Positive and Negative Service API Coupling Types
  • Indirect Forms of Negative Service API Coupling
  • Decoupled Service APIs, Service Façades and Service Agents
  • Endpoint Redirection and Idempotent Capabilities
  • Service API Proxy Design and Architecture
  • Data Model Transformation, Data Format Transformation and Protocol Bridging
  • API Gateways and API Management Platforms
  • Intermediate Routing, Brokered Authentication and Multi-Channel Endpoints
  • Common Service API Management Metrics
  • Service API Versioning Basics
  • Service API Monetization Models and Payment Models
  • Service API Denormalization and Service Decomposition
  • Service Mesh Environments and Service API Proxies
  • Non-Binary Data Serialization with XML and JSON
  • Binary Data Serialization with Protocol Buffers and Apache Avro
  • Web-Capable RPC Protocols, including gRPC, GraphQL and Avro
  • Proxy, Distributed and Decomposed Service API Capabilities
  • Validation Abstraction and Partial Abstraction
  • Service API Versioning Patterns and Uniform Contract Versioning
  • Concurrent Service APIs, Dual Protocols and Legacy Wrappers
  • Messaging Metadata and State Messaging
  • Lightweight Endpoints and Entity Linking

Please see the Details tab for a breakdown of daily topics.


Other details

  • This bootcamp-style training session is delivered over 5 days as described in the Agenda in the Details tab.
  • There is an eLearning option for those interested in self-study and certification.
  • The base price is shown on this page, there is an option to purchase the course with or without the associated exam vouchers.
  • All participants that complete the workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion.
  • Those that pass the exams required for the Certified Service API Specialist designation will receive official certificate for this designation and will have access to the benefits associated with this certification.
  • Please note that seating in this workshop is limited.

In the Details tab you can find more information about this workshop:

  • Workshop Materials - A list of the materials and text books that are included in the registration fee.
  • Agenda - Full course outlines are provided.
  • Schedule
  • Registration information regarding the cancellation policy.
  • Location Details regarding the planned location of the workshop.
  • Exams and Certification - An explanation of how to take exams and get certified upon completion of the workshop.

 

Note: All quoted pricing is excluding GST. For customers in Australia GST will be added during the check-out process.

Agenda
Day 1 / Module 1 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Monday)
Fundamental SOA, Services & Microservices
An easy to understand, end-to-end overview of contemporary service concepts and technologies pertaining to modern-day microservices and service-oriented computing, as well as business and technology-related topics pertaining to service-oriented architecture (SOA).

The following primary topics are covered:

  • Business and Technology Drivers for SOA, Services, and Microservices
  • Strategic Goals and Benefits of Service-Oriented Computing
  • Plain English Introduction to Services and Microservices
  • Fundamental Characteristics of a Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Understanding Service-Orientation as a Design Paradigm, including coverage of the Four Pillars ofService-Orientation
  • Introduction to Service Layers, Service Models, and Service Compositions
  • Service Inventories, Service Layers and Service API Governance and Management
  • Introduction to Common Service Technologies, including API Gateways, Virtualization, Containerization
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing and Cloud Services
  • Adoption Impacts and Requirements, including considerations for Governance, Infrastructure, Performance, and Standardization

 

Day 2 / Module 2 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Tuesday)
Service Technology Concepts
A focus on modern service technologies, models, and concepts that have established de facto implementation mediums for building contemporary services-based solutions. Also covered are fundamental terms, concepts, and models pertaining to cloud computing and cloud-based services.

The following primary topics are covered:

  • Comparing Service Implementation Mediums
  • Service Roles and Service Agents
  • Message Exchange Patterns and Service Activities
  • Basic XML, XML Schema, JSON and JSON Schema Concepts
  • HTTP Methods, Response Codes, and Headers
  • Basic REST Service Concepts, including Properties and Constraints
  • REST Services, Contracts, Resources, and Messaging
  • Hypermedia and Late Binding
  • Basic WSDL and SOAP Concepts
  • WS-* Technologies
  • Web Service Contracts, Messaging, and Registries
  • Cloud Computing Concepts
  • Vertical and Horizontal Scaling
  • Multitenancy, Elasticity, and Resiliency
  • On-Demand Usage, Ubiquitous Access, and Measured Usage
  • Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds
  • IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

 

Day 3 / Module 12 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Wednesday)
Fundamental Service API Design & Management

Covers essential topics pertaining to modern-day service API design and management, including API roles, the API lifecycle, positive and negative API coupling types and fundamental API design and management patterns. Also covered are API proxies, API gateways and fundamental API versioning.

The following primary topics are covered:

  • Introduction to APIs and API Roles
  • Public, Private and Partner API Models
  • API Granularity Levels
  • Positive and Negative Service API Coupling Types
  • Indirect Forms of Negative Service API Coupling
  • Decoupled Service APIs, Service Façades and Service Agents
  • Endpoint Redirection and Idempotent Capabilities
  • Service API Proxy Design and Architecture
  • Data Model Transformation, Data Format Transformation and Protocol Bridging
  • API Gateways and API Management Platforms
  • Intermediate Routing, Brokered Authentication and Multi-Channel Endpoints
  • Common Service API Management Metrics
  • Service API Versioning Basics

 

Day 4 / Module 13 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Thursday)
Advanced Service API Design & Management

Delves into a series of advanced service API design and management patterns to provide techniques for accommodating complex requirements, coupling concerns and various evolutionary and versioning challenges. Text-based and binary data serialization protocols are explored, along with a number of Web-capable RPC protocols, including gRPC, GraphQL and Falcor.

The following primary topics are covered:

  • Service API Monetization Models and Payment Models
  • Service API Denormalization and Service Decomposition
  • Service Mesh Environments and Service API Proxies
  • Non-Binary Data Serialization with XML and JSON
  • Binary Data Serialization with Protocol Buffers and Apache Avro
  • Web-Capable RPC Protocols, including gRPC, GraphQL and Avro
  • Proxy, Distributed and Decomposed Service API Capabilities
  • Validation Abstraction and Partial Abstraction
  • Service API Versioning Patterns and Uniform Contract Versioning
  • Concurrent Service APIs, Dual Protocols and Legacy Wrappers
  • Messaging Metadata and State Messaging

 

Day 5 / Module 14 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM / Friday)
Service API Design & Management Lab
A lab during which participants apply the concepts, processes, techniques, patterns, and principles previously covered in order to a complete a set of architectural and design exercises pertaining to microservices and the use of containerization.

As a continuation of course modules 12 and 13, this hands-on workshop allows attendees to apply the technologies, concepts, techniques and patterns previously covered in order to complete a set of lab exercises. Participants are required to study a case study background and carry out a series of exercises to solve a number of inter-related problems, with the ultimate goal of applying technologies and design patterns to design their own service API solutions.


Workshop Materials
The following materials will be provided to attendees of the entire workshop.

  • Full-colour printed course modules
  • Mind-maps

Schedule

  • Training starts at 9:00AM and we aim to finish around 4:30PM each day.
  • There breaks are scheduled at 10:30AM, 12:00 noon and 2:30PM but the exact times will be determined by the trainer.
  • The course is fully catered for; Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea are provided. 

Registration
Please select your preferred location from the options and select whether you'd like Exam Vouchers then follow the registration process.

  • Alternatively, you can e-mail info@silverplatypus.com and request a quote or an invoice
  • We do offer private workshops for companies that want to hold workshops specifically for their employees, please contact us directly for a discussion or quote.
  • Accepted payment methods include Invoice, Wire Transfer, Credit Card (Amex, Visa, Mastercard) and Paypal.

Cancellation
Please see our cancellation policy.


Location
Please select the relevant city from the choices below. The exact address of the workshop will be provided closer to the workshop date.


 Exams & Certification

  • You are not required to complete exams to attend this workshop. Exams only need to be completed by those interested in attaining certification credit.
  • All workshop attendees are issued an official "Certificate of Completion" for this workshop.
  • Those that pass the exams required for the Certified Service API Specialist designation will receive official certificate for this designation and will have access to the benefits associated with this certification.
  • The workshop instructor will stay after each course day to provide any necessary exam preparation and tutoring assistance.
  • The exams required for certification can be taken at any Pearson VUE testing center in the world or online via Pearson VUE Online Proctoring. For corporate customers, on-premise exam proctoring can be arranged.
  • Several of the course modules provided by this workshop also apply toward additional certifications, as explained at SOA School Certification Matrix.

 

Note: All quoted pricing is excluding GST. For customers in Australia GST will be added during the check-out process.

Trainers are yet to be detailed.


← Go Back
Scroll To Top