How to Centralize Data Access Control with GraphQL

Andrew Carlson
Andrew Carlson Apollo GraphQL

GraphQL is more than just a way to let client teams ship features faster or for backend teams to reuse their existing services efficiently. When used as a layer to aggregate and orchestrate existing APIs, it’s an ideal location in our architecture to centralize access control and authorization down to the field level, providing field-level observability into which clients request what data. Learn different ways of measuring the tradeoffs between authorization at each layer in the stack, and how to get column-level observability into who is requesting what data.

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