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API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Spring has sprung! And our weekly API performance report is here. For our new readers, hello! This report is culled from our data and from that info, we give you the movers and shakers in each sector. You can also see on our new slick API Directory! Don’t see your favorite APIs listed? Let […]

API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Once again, U.S. Government APIs are not doing so well. FEMA in the US Government Collection was in the Red Zone with a CASC score of 5.72. This was primarily due to an outage on the 7th of March, which saw the requests to most endpoints timeout. There was also a scattering of failures throughout […]

Weekly API Performance Report: Movers and Shakers

Here are our highlights for the week in APIs. We tell you who’s up, who’s down, and who dropped out completely. Are the APIs you depend on included? If not, let us know and we’ll add them to our collection. And if you still haven’t signed up for a demo, what are you waiting for? […]

Bing was founded in 2009 by Microsoft Corporation, a multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA. It was launched as a successor to Microsoft’s previous search engines, including Live Search, MSN Search, and Windows Live Search. Bing’s mission is to help people find the information they need faster and more efficiently.

Since its launch, Bing has evolved to become a leading search engine, with a market share of over 6% globally. The company’s plans for the future include continuing to innovate and improve its search engine technology, expanding its reach into new markets, and exploring new revenue streams.

Bing’s infrastructure is built on a distributed system that includes servers located around the world. The company uses a range of APIs to provide access to its search engine technology, including:

Bing Search APIs: These APIs enable developers to build applications that can search the web, images, videos, news, and other types of content.

Bing Ads APIs: These APIs provide access to Bing’s advertising platform, enabling developers to build applications that can manage and optimize ad campaigns.

Bing Maps APIs: These APIs provide access to Bing’s mapping and geolocation technology, enabling developers to build applications that can display maps, routes, and location-based information.

Bing places a high priority on security and has implemented several protocols to safeguard user data. These include encryption, firewalls, and multi-factor authentication. To date, the company has not experienced any significant breaches or security incidents.

API performance is critical to Bing’s operations, and the company has implemented measures to ensure high availability and reliability. These measures include load balancing, failover mechanisms, and monitoring tools.

Bing has not experienced any significant downtime in recent years. However, the company has implemented a range of disaster recovery and business continuity measures to ensure that its search engine remains available and reliable in the event of an outage or other disruption.

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