70% of all API problems have no apparent root cause

70% of all API issues have no easy to identify root cause In a survey of 20 of the leading corporate infrastructure APIs, we found that in over 70% of the performance issues we detected, there was no clear root cause in the cluster of poor performance. We used our Machine Learning system to learn the normal performance of each of the APIs which included services from Docusign, Microsoft and Dropbox and looked for periods where the performance degraded.  We then clustered the events that appeared to be linked or related (again using machine learning techniques) and looked [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|News, Opinion, Uncategorized|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

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

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

APImetrics will be Attending MWC 2015

We will be attending the Mobile World Congress, March 2-5. If you are attending and want to schedule a meeting reach out to Ian@APImetrics.com . Remember to speak with your API about regular screening, with APImetrics!   MWC ’15 - The mobile communications revolution is driving the world’s major technology breakthroughs. From wearable devices to connected cars and homes, mobile technology is at the heart of worldwide innovation. As an industry, we are connecting billions of people to the transformative power of the Internet and mobilizing every device we use in our daily lives. In short, we’re on The Edge of Innovation, and the [...]

By | February 20th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

APImetrics gets Funding from Bain Capital Ventures

APImetrics announces the closing of a $500,000 Seed round led by Bain Capital Ventures. This is the first funding issued through Bain's new seed program. "APImetrics redefines the way that the enterprise views and values its API resources," said Salil Deshpande, managing director, Bain Capital Ventures. "And the APImetrics technology and business model offer a unique and economical way for enterprises, developers and platform vendors to ensure that critical APIs are performing as designed." "Being the first company to be funded by Bain Capital Ventures' seed program validates our viability and market approach," said David O'Neill, CEO of APImetrics. "Today's [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

API Monitoring Lessons from Facebook Going Down

Just after 12:00 am on Tuesday January 27th, Facebook.com went down for a little over an hour. Not only did this force humans to have to organically connect, the service disruption took down several other websites, including Instagram, MySpace, Tinder, and HipChat. Quickly, the hacker group ‘Lizard Squad’ tried to take credit, however a Facebook representative told The Verge that the downtime was "not the result of a third party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our configuration systems." So how does Facebook’s error affect all of these other sites? It's possible that the downtime [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Automated API Sample Code calls

We're really delighted to be able to announce this new feature!  We've added the ability to see reference code for API calls you test using APImetrics, just by clicking a tab.  It's available for free to all registered users. All you have to do to use this is create a test, make sure it works and you get HTTP 200 from the call, this also lets you see what gets returned too!  Then, when you view the test you have the option to see what the call looks like as: iOs Objective C Android Windows Phone/ C# PHP Python We [...]

By | May 7th, 2014|Feature updates, News|0 Comments