7. Walmart's GraphQL Journey

Streamlining how you shop: Walmart and GraphQL

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Aditya Bakle and Ben Wilson walk us through Walmart's GraphQL journey.

Moving away from a BFF architecture and towards a federated graph lets them maintain services as s and avoid data duplication. Federated GraphQL has introduced a host of benefits: a single source of truth, single entry point, asynchronous development / deployment, and targeted scaling.

14 months after starting development, Walmart had switched 100% of the eCommerce stack to the new platform. A unified, streamlined shopping experience powered by GraphQL.