How RetailMeNot Migrated from a Monolith to a Supergraph

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Hannah Shin, Senior Software Engineer, RetailMeNot and Kartik Kumar Gujarati, Senior Software Engineer, RetailMeNot

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Like many early adopters of GraphQL, RetailMeNot started on a GraphQL monolith. However, their API team found themselves spending most of their time doing code reviews, and they had little time for innovating on their platform. Meanwhile, their frontend teams were often waiting for new capabilities to be added to their graph. Join Hannah Shin and Kartik Kumar Gujarati from RetailMeNot engineering to learn how they made the switch from their monolith to a federated supergraph and accelerated their frontend development while freeing up their API team to innovate. What you'll learn: • How to migrate from a GraphQL monolith to supergraph safely and incrementally. • What gains in both backend and frontend developer productivity RetailMeNot saw after migrating to a supergraph. • How to build a graph governance group to establish best practices, educate teams, and improve developer onboarding. This talk will be great for anyone who is a: • Principal/Staff Engineer • Engineering Manager / Director • Software Architect, Sr/Chief Architect • Principal/Staff Product Manager • Sr. Director of Engineering • VP Engineer • VP of Product • Chief Digital Officer

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