Jonny Green
Jonny Green
I’m a Senior Software Engineer at Unity Technologies and Open Source developer working in GraphQL land with Node.js and TypeScript.
GraphQL Galaxy 2021GraphQL Galaxy 2021
22 min
GraphQL Authentication and Authorization at Scale
At Unity, we use GraphQL federation to expose a wide range of business functionality across the organization in a single GraphQL schema. With an ever-growing number of services, this presents challenges for authentication and authorization across the board. I explore how we implemented GraphQL auth at the gateway level, the key design decisions behind it, and the wide-reaching benefits this can have.