The Open Service Broker API

The Open Service Broker API (OSB API) is an open standard that describes the way in which a platform's marketplace interacts with service brokers through HTTP. Such platform support includes Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Kubernetes, and OpenShift. The standard describes a RESTful protocol used to communicate between a platform and a service broker. Therefore, the implementation of specific endpoints must be fulfilled in order for a service broker to operate with a platform. As we described earlier, the key operations are service catalog management, provisioning, binding, updating, unbinding, and deprovisioning. There is also an additional operation, last operation status, used for asynchronous service operations. Each ...

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