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Why does Panther use GraphQL API?


Why does Panther use GraphQL API instead of a standard REST API?


  • GraphQL is a modern API that allows us to fetch multiple items in a single API call rather than multiple chained calls.
  • It allows us to guarantee 0 breaking changes by implementing an addition-only model.
  • It is the best match for our domain since the correlations needed by a security analyst fit the concept of a Graph.



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