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Last updated : May 15, 2018
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May 2018
Trial ? Worth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.

In a microservice, or any other distributed architecture, one of the most common needs is to secure the services or APIs through authentication and authorization features. This is where Keycloak comes in. Keycloak is an open source identity and access management solution that makes it easy to secure applications or microservices with little to no code. It supports single sign-on, social login and standard protocols such as OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0 and SAML out of the box. Our teams have been using this tool and plan to keep using it for the foreseeable future. But it requires a little work to set up. Because configuration happens both at initialization and at runtime through APIs, it's necessary to write scripts to ensure deployments are repeatable.

Nov 2017
Trial ? Worth pursuing. It is important to understand how to build up this capability. Enterprises should try this technology on a project that can handle the risk.

In a microservice, or any other distributed architecture, one of the most common needs is to secure the services or APIs through authentication and authorization features. This is where Keycloak comes in. Keycloak is an open source identity and access management solution that makes it easy to secure applications or microservices with little to no code. It supports single sign-on, social login and standard protocols such as OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0 and SAML out of the box. Our teams have been using this tool and plan to keep using it for the foreseeable future. But it requires a little work to set up. Because configuration happens both at initialization and at runtime through APIs, it's necessary to write scripts to ensure deployments are repeatable.

Mar 2017
Assess ? Worth exploring with the goal of understanding how it will affect your enterprise.

In a microservices or any other distributed architecture, one of the most common needs is to secure the services or APIs through authentication and authorization features. This is where Keycloak comes in. Keycloak is an open source identity and access management solution that makes it easy to secure applications or microservices with little to no code. Out of the box, it supports single sign-on, social login, and standard protocols such as OpenID Connect, OAuth2 and SAML.

Published : Mar 29, 2017
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