API Evangelist Partners

These are my partners who invest in API Evangelist each month, helping underwrite my research, and making sure I'm able to keep monitoring the API space as I do.

3Scale

3scale makes it easy to open, secure, distribute, control and monetize APIs, that is built with performance, customer control and excellent time-to-value in mind.

Runscope

Runscope is a SaaS-based company that provides solutions for API performance testing, monitoring and debugging.

Tyk

Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast, scalable and modern, and offers an API management platform with an API Gateway, API analytics, developer portal and API Management Dashboard.

Restlet

Restlet is providing the fastest and easiest API-First Platform as a Service that developers and non-developers working on API projects can use.

Dreamfactory

DreamFactory Software develops and markets a technology that enables developers to connect modern mobile applications to enterprise back-end infrastructure in the cloud.

API Reliability News

These are the news items I've curated in my monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the API definition conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I'm using all of these links to better understand how the space is testing their APIs, going beyond just monitoring and understand the details of each request and response.

Title Source Visit
Avoiding Garbage In – Garbage Out: Improving Administrative Data Quality for Research (2017-07-09) thegovlab.org
Introducing double opt (2017-07-07) blog.statuspage.io
Shields.io: Quality metadata badges for open source projects (2017-07-06) shields.io
Service Discovery on OpenShift Using Multicast (2017-06-29) blog.openshift.com
What happened to the Yahoo Finance API? (2017-06-23) medium.com
People trust Amazon with their personal data more than other major tech companies (AMZN) (2017-06-20) www.businessinsider.com
Deploying NGINX Plus as a Highly Available AWS Load Balancer (2017-06-16) www.nginx.com
Event Hubs Auto (2017-06-15) azure.microsoft.com
Best Practices for API Error Handling (2017-06-15) nordicapis.com
High Availability for NGINX Plus on AWS with keepalived and Elastic IP Address (2017-06-02) www.nginx.com
Importing Historical Data from Yahoo Finance following the API Crash — R code (2017-06-01) medium.com
Microservices Patterns With Envoy Proxy, Part II: Timeouts and Retries (2017-06-01) developers.redhat.com
GitHub’s new zero downtime goal is off to a rocky start (2017-05-31) thenextweb.com
The 4 Golden Signals of API Health (2017-05-30) info.netsil.com
Robustness principle (2017-05-25) www.wikiwand.com
Why you should follow the robustness principle in your APIs (2017-05-25) engineering.klarna.com
What’s Your Quality (ok, uptime) (2017-05-23) medium.com
Load Balancing a Dynamic Infrastructure with NGINX, Chef, and Consul (2017-05-22) www.nginx.com
Why You Should Never Shut Down Your API Servers (unless you absolutely have to) (2017-05-16) www.apiscience.com
Why Startups Need an API (2012-04-21) tune.com

If you think there is a link I should have listed here feel free to tweet it at me, or submit as a Github issue. Even though I do this full time, I'm still a one person show, and I miss quite a bit, and depend on my network to help me know what is going on.