APImetrics Three-Year Study: More Than Half Of Existing APIs Have Problems That Could Affect Customers [INFOGRAPHIC]

An APImetrics study of 100 million samples shows that more than half the APIs in use have serious issues that could compromise companies and consumers, the company reported today. “What this shows is that while the number of APIs continues to grow, their quality has not kept pace with that growth,” said David O’Neill, CEO and Founder of APImetrics. “If companies fail to identify these issues and fix them, it could lead to growing consumer dissatisfaction that damages their reputation.” APImetrics first reported on the state of APIs back in 2013, and found that in any given week more than [...]

API Health Report #1

The Impact of Cloud Service Provider on API Performance If you would like to download the full report for free, click HERE! When creating a mobile application, developers normally have significant reasoning for each and every part of that App. Developers pick tools and services they’re familiar with and that they believe will solve their problems. Whether it is the platform they choose to build on, the third-party APIs used, or the language they choose to write it in. There are specific reasons for each. Another major factor that is often overlooked, is which Cloud Provider to choose. Perhaps overlooked [...]

By | 2016-10-30T15:32:23+00:00 July 8th, 2015|IT and Cloud, Monthly Report|1 Comment

Monthly API Performance July 2013

Total Tests conducted in July: 53,485 (oAuth), 10,057 (Shares) and 43,543 (User Profile Tests) against 16 different services. House keeping issue: We encountered some token refreshing issues with the tool that led to the pass rates for the APIs being lower than expected.  This is now resolved, but we'll be adding a post shortly about handling your Token renewals, and we're adding Token renewal reminders to our roadmap for a future release. oAuth Testing: Total failure rate of 0.2% of all services tested, with just 4 out of 14 services tested having 100% test rates for the month.  Least reliable [...]

By | 2016-10-29T01:57:21+00:00 August 7th, 2013|Monthly Report|0 Comments

API Performance June 2013

Total Tests conducted in June: 48641 (oAuth), 6817 (Shares) and 37,692 (User Profile Tests) against 16 different services. oAuth Testing: Total failure rate of 0.4% of all services tested, with just 4 out of 14 services tested having 100% test rates for the month.  Least reliable service during June was Google where Google services running on Google Cloud Platform had a significant outage lasting several days.  Outside of Google, Github and TripIt vied for last place with 2.9% and 1.1% failure rate respectively. Intel's CSP oAuth service was the slowest performing API with sign in taking an average of 1.9 [...]

By | 2016-10-29T01:57:21+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Monthly Report|0 Comments