About Paul Cray

Machine Learning Specialist at APImetrics.

APImetrics Named a Startup of the Year Finalist

APImetrics Named a Startup of the Year Finalist in the 2015 IT World Awards®  by Network Product Guides Today we are happy to announce that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named APImetrics as a startup of the year finalist in the 10th Annual 2015 IT World Awards. The industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the global IT industry, including organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations. Winners will be announced [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We Have a New Website!

It has been a long rough road, but we are excited to announce the release of our new website! With our goal being to get rid of the headaches that surround API performance issues, we realized the portal to our tool needed to be just as easy to use as our tool. With that in mind we have designed and implemented a very smooth, responsive site, with all the same features as before. Take a look around, let us know what you think! Don’t get caught with your stats down! Monitor the performance of your critical APIs with APImetrics. Get [...]

By | May 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

API Performance Monitoring for the API Economy

The API Economy is growing fast. There is little doubt about that. There are now over 13,000 APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb, With the Private to Public API ratio being around 9:1 that means there are roughly 115,000 APIs out there, and more being developed every day. Every day, people are relying upon APIs and don’t even realize it. Netflix receives something like 5 billion requests daily! If you think the amount of APIs currently is impressive, just wait for the Internet of Things (IoT) market to take off. With the number of APIs continuing to rise, companies that focus on [...]

By | May 18th, 2015|Opinion|0 Comments

API News Rundown 5.11.15

A weekly rundown of all things API! At APImetrics, we love APIs and everything that makes the API Ecosystem what it is. Keep up to date, learn of new tech, or just get some good reading in! From APImetrics: A Featurette on our Features–  More information on our customizable Automated API Monitoring, Sharable Report, Dashboard and our Test Call Scheduler. From Around the Web: Pinterest Welcomes New Apps with Developer API– Pinterest announced today that it’s finally releasing an API for developers, which will enable them to build apps based on Pinterest’s user data. How Smart Cities are Promoting API Usage - APIs are increasingly being [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A Featurette on our Features

We are always striving to make our tool better, and with that comes updates to features! Below is more information on our customizable Sharable Report, Dashboard and our Test Call Scheduler. What’s the point in logging tons of data if you can’t make any sense of it? In the age of Big Data and Analytics, everyone is striving to gather as much data as possible, in hopes to make deciphering problems in their business as easy as possible. At APImetrics, our solution is to make a sharable Dashboard full of test Data Graphs and Chart Widgets. With this Dashboard, users can [...]

By | May 8th, 2015|Feature updates|1 Comment

API News Rundown 5.4.15

A weekly rundown of all things API! At APImetrics, we love APIs and everything that makes the API Ecosystem what it is. Keep up to date, learn of new tech, or just get some good reading in! From APImetrics: JSON and XML Content Error Reporting - One of the common problems we see with APIs is a HTTP 200 code, but a mobile app, in particular still has problem with the results. Cloud Platform IP Address Assignment cause Headaches - Companies that set up servers with popular cloud providers might assume that their IP addresses will be associated with the [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

JSON and XML Content Error Reporting

One of the common problems we see with APIs is a HTTP 200 code, but a mobile app, in particular still has problem with the results.  That usually means there is a content error in the XML or JSON that the API is returning.  APImetrics has always parsed your content for errors but we’re now adding clearer guidance on what those errors mean and where to look for them.  In every failure report, even if the API has returned a 200, we are providing additional error reporting information: Additionally, we will leave you with access to the raw content so [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Feature updates|0 Comments

Regional Cloud API Test Locations and Cloud Performance

In our quest to create the best tool for API Performance Monitoring, we have added more regions for each of the major Cloud Service Providers. We know that in order to fully monitor your API’s performance, there needs to be realistic situations from all over the globe. In this post we will feature the Cloud API testable regions, as well as some interesting findings for cross Cloud calls. With that in mind, please let us know if there are any other regions you would like us to add. Below is our current list of test locations and clouds from around [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|Feature updates|0 Comments

API News Rundown 4.20.15

A weekly rundown of all things API! At APImetrics, we love APIs and everything that makes the API Ecosystem what it is.. Keep up to date, learn of new tech, or just get some good reading in! From Around the Web: Nordic APIs: API, Part of the Creative Palette - highlighting the awesome ways APIs are changing the way we think, drink and interact. ProgrammableWeb- Google Announces Changes to Cloud Platform - Google Cloud Platform announced multiple updates that help leverage its global network. ProgrammableWeb - Amazon Workspace API Offers Access to Cloud-Based Desktops - Amazon WorkSpaces is a cloud-based desktop through [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

API News Rundown 4.14

A weekly rundown of all things API! At APImetrics, we love APIs and everything that makes the API Ecosystem what it is. With that in mind, here is the first of many weekly API News posts. Keep up to date, learn of new tech, or just get some good reading in!   From APImetrics: Why Automated API Testing is Necessary - Make educated decisions based off hard data, driven from reoccurring API Testing when choosing which API to utilize for your business. When APIs Need to Meet SLAs - APImetrics offers intelligent, analytics-driven API performance solution built specifically for the [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments