Learn about deployment considerations for single-page apps (SPA).Learn
AEM Headless client deployments take many forms; AEM-hosted SPA, external SPA, web site, mobile app, or even server-to-server process.
Depending on the client and how it is deployed, AEM Headless deployments have different considerations.
Before exploring deployment considerations, it’s imperative to understand AEM’s logical architecture, and the separation and roles of AEM as a Cloud Service’s service tiers. AEM as a Cloud Service is comprised of two logical services:
Typical AEM as a Cloud Service headless deployment architecture_
AEM Headless clients operating in a production capacity typically interact with AEM Publish, which contains the approved, published content. Clients interacting with AEM Author need to take special care, as AEM Author is secure by default, requiring authorization for all requests, and may also contain work in progress, or unapproved content.