Archive of posts from May 2022

  • How to migrate your user data from Google Firebase

    Firebase is a serverless offering from Google which includes customer identity and access management (CIAM) as well as other typical functionality needed for an application. As such, it offers authentication and authorization, a database, metrics and more.

    At FusionAuth, we talk to potential customers who are interested in migrating away from Firebase because of limitations, typically of standards or data control.

  • We'll see you at Gluecon

    Gluecon is a developer focused conference in the Denver metro area. I’ve been to this conference many times; I always learn something, meet interesting new people, and have great conversations. It’s happening this week in Broomfield Colorado.

    This year, FusionAuth is sponsoring it.

  • Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) vs Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    Both Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) and IAM (Identity and Access Management) are about people who are users of your system: who can access what, how do they prove who they are, and how you manage access over time. Though there are similarities between CIAM and IAM, at their heart they serve different needs.

    Let’s take a look at these two identity management archetypes and see how they differ.

  • FusionAuth Expands Support for Authentication Workflows Spanning Multiple Systems

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced a new capability enabling software developers to build complex authentication workflows spanning multiple systems and cloud services. The feature, called “Lambda HTTP Connect” allows customers to exchange data with other systems during authentication processes. A frequently requested feature, it is important for any software applications needing data from separate directories or microservices to properly authenticate and authorize end users.