About David O'Neill

APImetrics CEO, founder, API expert, writer and entrepreneur

Postman and APImetrics: Better Together

Postman simplifies the API development lifecycle to the point that it has become a de facto platform for API-first teams. With over 20 million developers, it’s safe to say that everybody in the API world uses it! Postman and APImetrics make a perfect pair because APImetrics picks up where Postman monitoring leaves off. To make the lifecycle transition from development to production as seamless as possible, APImetrics has long enabled developers to import API definitions directly from Postman. Today, we’re making that partnership official. We’re happy to announce that we have formally joined the Postman Ecosystem Partner Program. As part [...]

2022-09-06T03:50:26-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Anatomy of an Outage: Auth0

Auth0 suffered a major outage on June 21. It was part of a wider issue with Cloudflare, their cloud edge provider.Their status page tracks the problems reported, which now states the issue happened at 06:27 UTC. But their Twitter feed (@auth0Status) first reported the issue at 07:05 AM – 38 minutes later.[status] Investigating: We are currently investigating a service disruption with high error rates and timeouts. More information will be provided shortly https://t.co/rB6FyGdeIw— Auth0 Status (@auth0status) June 21, 2022Enter SerinusOur Serinus monitors are lightweight HTTPS calls that verify a domain is available. They check for two metrics - failing APIs [...]

2022-09-06T03:50:36-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Andrew Brown Joins APImetrics as Chief Product Officer

APImetrics has hired Andrew Brown as Chief Product Officer, the company announced today.“With so many changes on the horizon, we are beginning a new phase in our history,” said David O’Neill, CEO of APImetrics. “I and the team look forward to Andrew playing a crucial role in the success of our new products and services.”The changes and improvements to the APImetrics product line come after the successful launch of API.expert, the TK to APImetrics, and the company’s acquisition of API Science, which is soon to be integrated into the company’s current offerings."When we started to look at building out our [...]

2022-07-14T10:52:38-07:00By |Uncategorized|

APImetrics Q1 Feature Boost

So many exciting new features! Tabbed views, performance metrics, the all-new API edit pane, Service Level Objective tracking & more. As we race through 2022, we have a lot of feature changes coming. They're designed to make APImetrics easier to use so you can focus on managing API performance and data – not just for the APIs you own, but all the ones you rely on. We've already rolled out the tabbed API edit pane. Now it's easier than ever to see results, insights and stats. And we're adding a tabbed provider home page that's going to revolutionize the way [...]

Performance Comparison Metrics – New look!

The New Homepage with performance comparisons Our goal at APImetrics is to give our customers an easy way to manage performance for their APIs, both the ones that you provide and also the ones you depend on.As part of our ongoing improvements we have gone live with the first step towards meaningful Service Level management for APIs, with our new homepage with performance comparisons.https://vimeo.com/688654025 What you can do... The new project homepage is broken into 4 tabs which expose some of the key project functionality. These are:The existing project summary showing key performance data and the last 24 hours/2 weeks [...]

2022-03-16T15:53:04-07:00By |Feature updates|

APImetrics Expands With Purchase Of API Science

API Science and APImetrics came into being at roughly similar times to solve parts of the same problem, and I could not be happier to announce that we are acquiring API Science today.In the short term, there will be no changes in the API Science user experience. existing API Science customers will continue to use the API Science product.However, we will be offering support to all current API Science customers to move over to APImetrics in the next few weeks.We match almost all the existing API Science features – plus more insight and depth in the analysis of API performance.Moving [...]

API Ratings Advisory Board

A few months ago we announced that we would be formally creating an API Ratings service. While we have now launched a premium version of API.expert, which will provide you with the latest in data and metrics and ratings of leading APIs, we have worried for a while that by rating APIs and setting the rules and best practises compromises the value of our decision making, and we are now looking to address this with the creation of an advisory board for the API Ratings Agency.I am delighted to have such a fantastic group assembled to help me focus on [...]

2021-10-13T16:48:16-07:00By |Press Releases|

API Ratings Agency

An Independent API Ratings AgencyThis week, APImetrics and Tomato Pay have announced our partnership to deliver meaningful production metrics for UK Open Banking. I wanted to outline our vision for what comes next in the context of this partnership.APIs have taken the world over during the last few years, but they are often seen as a technical operation that most people assume simply work - or are monitored by somebody else.There have been articles about how successful Open Banking is – but that, in my opinion, ignores the reality that Open Banking is already hugely successful. The very fact that [...]

2021-07-21T14:48:36-07:00By |Uncategorized|

APImetrics and tomato pay Partner to Deliver Open Banking Production Metrics

APImetrics partners with tomato pay to Provide Accurate Production Performance Metrics for UK Open Banking APIs Seattle, July 13, 2021 – APImetrics has partnered with tomato pay, QR-code-based payments app for businesses and sole traders, to launch the first independent production monitoring dashboard for Open Banking APIs. The API.expert dashboard will use tomato pay’s robust Open Banking connections to provide performance metrics on the top 30 regulated Open Banking brands in the UK, including AISP calls from the leading UK banks, for just $80 a month. This includes data on sandboxes and Open Data APIs. “Open banking is here to [...]

2021-07-12T17:32:09-07:00By |Press Releases|

API Cloud Performance Analysis

APIMETRICS API CLOUD PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS REPORT HIGHLIGHTS SUCCESS OF CLOUD PROVIDERS DESPITE THE PANDEMIC Increased load from significant growth in global digital operations notable from summer 2020 Seattle, July 1st 2021 – APImetrics today released the results of its comprehensive annual analysis of the performance of the major cloud service providers serving the critical API landscape. To produce the APImetrics API Cloud Performance Analysis Report, APImetrics made more than 187 million API calls to more than 4,200 different API endpoints in 2019 and more than 208 million API calls to more than 4,600 different API endpoints in 2020. Calls were [...]

2021-06-30T16:51:26-07:00By |Press Releases|
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