Automating cloud management with APIs
This unit covers the following topics:
•API values and usage
– What is the purpose of having an API?
– What is the value in using an API?
•The API implementation in SoftLayer
– Types of APIs
– Structure of APIs
– Common usage scenarios
12.1 What you should be able to do
Upon completion of this unit, students should be able to do the following:
•Explain the concept of an API
•Explain the value of APIs
•Explain the SoftLayer API structure
•Describe the different types of SoftLayer APIs
•Explain how to use ...