Blog 2018-03-14T16:40:57+00:00

News, Updates and Reporting

Active Monitoring and API Documentation (Or, “Why Doesn’t My Call Work?”)

One of the issues we frequently see is clients having issues with moving to active external monitoring from internal testing or testing through their API documentation system (like Apiary, Postman or others). The challenge is simple – if you've been making calls to your APIs from within your firewall you may not have experience in the issues that impact those calls. This post explores some of the common issues we see. Custom Endpoint Name When using our import service to pull in from a documentation system, the root URL of the API call might be specific to the documentation server rather than the actual API call you will deploy. While this can be acceptable for testing, you may want to be able to change that later. Lack of Auth/API Key Depending on the security used for the production API, you may need an API key or an OAuth Token [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Programming Tips, Support|0 Comments

APIs Have Only Been Getting Faster: A Report from APImetrics

By | October 8th, 2017|Case Studies|

APImetrics has published a report: Impact of Location and Cloud Service Host on API Performance 2016-2017.

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 and quality […]

API Monitoring and Reporting: Steady Improvement in APIs

By | October 3rd, 2017|API Update|

Being an API monitoring and reporting service, we often talk about the bad stuff – outages, performance problems, and just plain weird results. But we also like to be able to say good things when we can!

Using our CASC scoring system, we track the overall performance of a whole suite […]