A professional engineer for over 16 years. Prior to spearheading the migration to microservices and distributed architecture at xMatters, Lex served as a systems architect at a biotech machine learning startup. He also played a key role in the sports online team at Electronic Arts, helping to lead their transition to microservices, cloud computing, and NoSQL revolution.
Talk: OAuth and JWT based application security for microservices
Starting from a monolyth application with an in-house token exchange procedure and a Basic Auth for API, xMatters migrated to a network of microservices with an OAuth based security. The presentation charts our migration path, focuses on the mistakes we made and the libraries we used.