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API Ratings Agency

An Independent API Ratings Agency This 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

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API Ratings Agency

An Independent API Ratings Agency This 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

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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

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FAPI JWT OpenID

Technical Challenges of OpenID FAPI JWT and Open Banking

The worst thing a specification can do is not specify something The recent retirement of OB Legacy certificates has caused trouble in the Open Banking UK world. With a hard deadline of June 30, 2021, some institutions were still working in the last three weeks to complete the change.   After having finished their transfer, others turned off the old certificate support weeks ago, essentially cutting off any integration that hadn’t been updated.  However, the remaining number struggled with the lack of specs for handling secure APIs and communicating information in a standardized way.  Some Background – OpenID FAPI JWT 

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API Cloud Performance Analysis

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

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Simple Cross Cloud API Performance Data

Or… how to fine tune your containers Have you ever wanted to know if you’ve picked the right cloud or location for the job when you’re building an Application? Well wonder no more, one of the features of API.expert (hassle free, code free monitoring) is the ability to see how a particular endpoint works from every public cloud data center from AWS, Azure, Google and IBM. And, if you’re wondering why cross cloud API performance might matter for you, consider this. We see as much as 2 seconds per transaction difference between the BEST and WORST data centers for many leading APIs.

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API.expert Low Cost, Hassle Free Performance Monitoring Has Arrived

LOW COST, HASSLE-FREE API PERFORMANCE MONITORING HAS ARRIVED   2000+ APIs monitored across tech, govt, and financial services from a $100 annual subscription   Seattle, June 24 2021 – APImetrics is today launching a premium version of API.expert, an essential resource for API consumers, developers, and providers from all market sectors and industries. The new service monitors service provision from mainstream API providers such as Google, Slack and Microsoft, to specialist services within vertical markets. “APIs have become an essential part of the tech landscape, with more and more critical and essential services being delivered through them, from banking to

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