“Our Experience So Far” – FI.SPAN Talks APImetrics

FI.SPAN is a SOC compliant, cloud-native API orchestration platform that turns APIs into tangible & impactful service experiences for their clients. FI.SPAN believes that the smartest and most adaptable banks will thrive in this world...

By |2020-02-28T18:09:13-08:00June 6th, 2018|Case Studies|0 Comments

Active + Passive Monitoring = Rapid Problem Resolution

Let’s take a real example from a customer. One of their users logged a service complaint, and the internal SRE (Service Reliability Engineering) team checked their passive monitoring. Server logs in Splunk...

By |2020-02-24T18:45:47-08:00March 30th, 2018|Programming Tips, Case Studies, Enterprise IT|0 Comments

APIs Have Only Been Getting Faster: A Report from APImetrics

Each day, APImetrics software agents in more than 60 locations around the world regularly exercise a wide variety of API endpoints. APImetrics and its customers use the results of these calls to measure the performance...

By |2020-02-24T18:48:09-08:00October 8th, 2017|Case Studies|0 Comments

Mini Case Study – When Did it Break?

Basepair is a next generation DNA sequencing (NGS) data analytics SaaS trusted by scientists at Harvard Medical School, Rutgers, Boston Children's Hospital, and others. They make NGS data analysis as simple as booking a flight online. Basepair provides a RESTful interface to add new samples, run analysis, download results, among other...

By |2020-02-24T17:59:29-08:00September 28th, 2017|Case Studies, Enterprise IT, Fintech, Government, Retail|0 Comments

Anatomy of a Dying API

We know from history that API owners can be poor at communicating changes in their APIs. Twitter, for example, is known for burying the lede concerning API changes at the bottom of otherwise unrelated updates. One client also completely changed their OAuth configuration without actually telling a single user of their APIs. It completely shut off a number of applications. With early warning you can know that something is coming to get you. Or at the very least, you'll know to contact your service provider for more data – before the dependent apps and services get shut off for good. One of the values of monitoring the APIs...

By |2020-02-24T18:55:53-08:00May 1st, 2017|Summary, Case Studies, Support|0 Comments

APImetrics – API Metrics 2016 By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

After conducting the largest analysis of API performance ever undertaken, we've reached the same conclusion as we did when we first started with APImetrics. Half of the APIs we survey STILL fall below expected quality standards. As Kin Lane, the API Evangelist says, "You wouldn’t operate an API without having the right data regarding...

Case Study: First Utility

First Utility is a leading energy supplier in the United Kingdom. They were having issues with the quality of the APIs that were powering their mobile apps. The challenge they faced was simple. They had extensive testing and monitoring including API Gateway monitoring, Selenium based web test tools and Splunk based logs. But they were hitting performance issues...

By |2020-02-24T18:53:30-08:00September 27th, 2016|Case Studies, Utilities|0 Comments