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Distributed authorization.

Our review

What we like

Flexible approach to building authorization logic with a DSL. No need to rely on a single centralized service - centralize the logic, which can return “yes, if” for validation with local data. Makes it easier to reason about complex auth across microservices. SDKs for Node, Python, Go, Ruby, and .NET. Check in your auth .polar files to Git.

What we don't like

Default model uses Oso Cloud, but there are options for self-hosting and running a hybrid cache layer for HA.

Reviewed: 2024-04-18

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