Gartner® Report: When to Use GraphQL to Accelerate API Delivery

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As the API landscape continues to evolve, latest findings from Gartner® research highlight a crucial trend: the rise of GraphQL. According to this report, “By 2027, more than 60% of enterprises will use GraphQL in production, up from less than 30% in 2024.” 

Furthermore, Gartner predicts that, "By 2027, 30% of enterprises utilizing GraphQL will employ GraphQL federation, up from less than 5% in 2024." As per the report, “Federation enables centralized governance, team autonomy (teams can own their own subgraphs), composability, and adaptability to evolving requirements at different speeds.” 

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  1. GraphQL's technological landscape and benefits

  2. Most impactful use cases of GraphQL 

  3. The role of API platform teams to help scale GraphQL adoption and enhance developer experience

Gartner®, When to Use GraphQL to Accelerate API Delivery, Shameen Pillai, Tigran Egiazarov, Manjunath Bhat, 7 March 2024.
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