We're in a data-driven and Web API economy. Web API designers need to define what and how data should be exposed from a variety of apps, services, and stores. What are the challenges of unlocking your data and opening up access in a straightforward and standards-compliant manner? Is OData the right tool for the job? What does it mean from the point of view of designing an API?
Should APIs be covered by copyright law? Would developers and innovation be stifled by copyrightable APIs? Or would it afford protection over IP (Intellectual Property)?
Moving beyond the "bigness" and technology hype of the typical Big Data conversation to how businesses need to respond to the explosion of new, disparate and dynamic data sources as social, mobile and cloud influences shift customer interaction to the edge of the enterprise.
Examine common bottlenecks and hurdles when scaling your API, and learn some tips and tricks for how to overcome those challenges as your API traffic grows 10x, 100x, 1000x . . .