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.

API Monitoring 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 monitoring their API operations.

Title Source Visit
GitLab Performance Monitoring with Grafana (2017-11-18) medium.com
How We Differ from Runscope (2017-11-15) medium.com
The AWS Cloud Keeps Getting Easier: Installing the New Relic Infrastructure Agent with EC2 Systems Manager (2017-11-15) blog.newrelic.com
Kong Enterprise 0.29 is Released With Vitals Monitoring and Analytics Features (2017-11-13) konghq.com
Best Practices for Observability (2017-11-13) honeycomb.io
Announcing LightStep: A New Approach for a New Software Paradigm (2017-11-12) lightstep.com
Zen and the Art of API Monitoring (2017-11-09) apimetrics.io
Kubernetes Monitoring: Service Dependencies with Maps and Traces (2017-11-08) medium.com
New Relic APM Now Supports Node 8 (2017-11-08) blog.newrelic.com
New Relic Brings Performance Dashboards to Quip Collaboration Platform (2017-11-07) blog.newrelic.com
Intercom <3Honeycomb (2017-10-30) honeycomb.io
Monitor AWS Auto Scaling with Datadog (2017-10-24) www.datadoghq.com
Metrics: not the observability droids you're looking for (2017-10-23) honeycomb.io
How GovPredict monitors data quality issues with Datadog (2017-10-18) www.datadoghq.com
Infrastructure Monitoring with TICK Stack (2017-10-18) blog.codeship.com
Bitten by a Kafka Bug (2017-10-17) honeycomb.io
Nylas Makes Their API buzz with Honeycomb (2017-10-11) honeycomb.io
The Future of Microservices Monitoring & Instrumentation (2017-10-11) medium.com
OpenTracing: An Open Standard for Distributed Tracing (2017-10-10) thenewstack.io
Creating a Serverless Uptime Monitor & Getting Alerted by SMS — Lambda, Zappa & Python (2017-10-06) medium.com
How to Find WordPress PHP Performance Bottlenecks with New Relic (2017-10-04) blog.newrelic.com
How We Monitor AWS Lambda at OpsGenie with Thundra (2017-10-04) medium.com
Monitor Amazon's Application Load Balancer with Datadog (2017-10-03) www.datadoghq.com
Steady Improvement (2017-10-03) apimetrics.io
How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 6: Instrumenting a Production Service (2017-10-02) honeycomb.io
Alerting 101: Status checks (2017-10-02) www.datadoghq.com
Building mOps: The power of using Runscope to create automated system health checks (2017-09-28) medium.com
Introducing Live Container monitoring (2017-09-28) www.datadoghq.com
Mini Case Study – When did it break? (2017-09-28) apimetrics.io
Why Measure Your API? (2017-09-27) apimetrics.io
Istio, Envoy and Honeycomb (2017-09-25) honeycomb.io
Trust But Verify… (2017-09-25) apimetrics.io
ActivityWatch and osquery (2017-09-24) medium.com
Build a “Serverless” Ping Service + Status Page in 5 Steps with StdLib Scheduled Tasks (2017-09-20) medium.com
How to monitor Lambda functions (2017-09-20) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor Websites with Cheerio and DataFire (2017-09-20) medium.com
Using JQuery and AJAX to Display API Data on a Web Page (2017-09-18) www.apiscience.com
StackPointCloud Augments Kubernetes with the Istio Service Mesh (2017-09-13) thenewstack.io
New Relic Previews Distributed Tracing with Alignment to OpenTracing Standard (2017-09-13) blog.newrelic.com
How to monitor Kubernetes + Docker with Datadog (2017-09-11) www.datadoghq.com
Build a Modern Operations Process with StatusPage (2017-09-11) medium.com
PSD2, APIs and Performance and Quality Monitoring (2017-09-11) apimetrics.io
PagerDuty Debuts Machine Learning Capabilities and Community Outreach (2017-09-07) thenewstack.io
Monitor Your System with Metricbeat and Elastic Cloud (2017-09-07) www.elastic.co
Not All Threats Are Created Equal: Using Automation to Prioritize and Monitor Digital Threats At Scale (2017-09-07) www.riskiq.com
Twitter’s Status Page Bug (2017-09-06) medium.com
New Relic Extends Role (2017-09-06) blog.newrelic.com
Keeping an eye on our network (2017-09-04) githubengineering.com
Using JavaScript and JQuery to Access API Monitor Data (2017-09-03) www.apiscience.com
Monitor your AWS CodeBuilds via Lambda and Slack (2017-09-01) medium.com
Google’s Stackdriver monitoring service for GCP and AWS gets improved logging features (2017-08-31) techcrunch.com
Sikka uses Postman Pro for continuous deployment and monitoring – Postman Blog (2017-08-30) blog.getpostman.com
Tips and tricks for logging and monitoring AWS Lambda functions (2017-08-30) medium.com
Sikka uses Postman Pro for continuous deployment and monitoring (2017-08-29) blog.getpostman.com
Monitoring tools: A software rot watchdog (2017-08-29) www.apicasystems.com
How Honeycomb Uses Honeycomb, Part 5: The Correlations Are Not What They Seem (2017-08-28) honeycomb.io
SCIM Provisioning with Lifecycle Management (2017-08-28) developer.okta.com
GitHub (2017-08-28) github.com
Introduction: Javascript and Custom API Dashboards (2017-08-22) www.apiscience.com
Monitoring DNS With Kentik Detect (2017-08-21) www.kentik.com
Owning Incident Response: It’s All About The Iterative Improvements (2017-08-17) www.pagerduty.com
Templates: Reusable Building Blocks for Complex API Monitoring (2017-08-16) www.apiscience.com
Announcing the Honeycomb AWS Elastic Load Balancer Integration (2017-08-16) honeycomb.io
Now Available: Dynamic Notifications (2017-08-15) www.pagerduty.com
Serverless: IOpipe Launches a Monitoring Tool for AWS Lambda (2017-08-15) thenewstack.io
How to Create a Server Overview Dashboard in New Relic Insights (2017-08-10) blog.newrelic.com
Metrics and Monitoring at Kloudless (2017-08-09) blog.kloudless.com
Monitoring Your Asynchronous Python Web Applications Using Prometheus (2017-08-09) blog.codeship.com
Our Improved Page Speed Reports Now With Filmstrip And Timeline Metrics 🎉 (2017-08-09) royal.pingdom.com
Real User Monitoring vs Synthetic Monitoring: What’s The Difference? (2017-08-06) www.bmc.com
ChAP: Chaos Automation Platform – Netflix TechBlog – Medium (2017-08-01) medium.com
Kubernetes Tutorial: Monitoring HTTP Service Health (2017-08-01) medium.com
Event Foo: Building Better Events (2017-07-31) honeycomb.io
NRQL + Dynamic Baselines: Introducing NRQL Baseline Alerts! (2017-07-31) blog.newrelic.com
New Resource: Global HTTP bin network (2017-07-31) apimetrics.io
Location Latency Mapping (2017-07-31) apimetrics.io
Monitor AWS S3 with Datadog (2017-07-27) www.datadoghq.com
Monitoring PHP Applications with NGINX Amplify (2017-07-26) www.nginx.com
Emerging IoT Technologies: More to Monitor, More to Test Beyond the Device (2017-07-24) www.apicasystem.com
Introducing Threshold Alerting for Uptime Checks! (2017-07-19) royal.pingdom.com
Node Agent 2.0 API Comes to New Relic APM (2017-07-18) blog.newrelic.com
Bringing Deeper Monitoring to DevOps (2017-07-18) www.pagerduty.com
Integrating Human Resources with API Monitoring (2017-07-18) www.apiscience.com
New feature roundup: Integrations and data collection (2017-07-14) www.datadoghq.com
New feature roundup: Alerting (2017-07-14) www.datadoghq.com
Let us bring to your attention Open Dashboard for Agricultural Monitoring (2017-07-13) medium.com
Introducing service (2017-07-12) www.datadoghq.com
Kubernetes Monitoring Needs Maps (2017-07-12) medium.com
28 Things Your Dynamic Infrastructure Monitoring Solution Must Have (2017-07-11) blog.newrelic.com
Company (2017-07-10) blog.newrelic.com
Using OpenTracing with Jaeger to collect Application Metrics in Kubernetes (2017-07-10) developers.redhat.com
Open Source Leaders: Charity Majors’ Mission to Monitor Microservices (2017-07-10) thenewstack.io
Introducing double opt (2017-07-07) blog.statuspage.io
Introducing double opt (2017-07-07) blog.statuspage.io
New Relic Synthetics Adds 4 New Public Locations Around the World (2017-07-07) blog.newrelic.com
Docker Monitoring Explained: How to Monitor Containers and Microservices (2017-07-06) www.bmc.com
Monitoring the NYC subway system with Datadog (2017-07-06) www.datadoghq.com
Introducing the Elastic Stack Monitoring Service (2017-07-06) www.elastic.co
StackState Monitoring for NGINX (2017-07-05) www.nginx.com
Monitor AWS CodeDeploy with Datadog (2017-07-05) www.datadoghq.com
API Monitoring: Getting The Measure Of It (But Not For The Sake Of Measurement) (2017-07-03) apimetrics.io
Honeycomb’s Charity Majors on operations engineering (2017-06-29) blog.intercom.com
Monitoring Your API’s Performance Using the API Science API (2017-06-28) www.apiscience.com
Introducing Derived Columns (2017-06-27) honeycomb.io
Filtering in Context: Get Your Investigation On (2017-06-22) honeycomb.io
Monitor IoT devices with Home Assistant and Datadog (2017-06-21) www.datadoghq.com
Monitoring Your API’s Uptime Using the API Science API (2017-06-20) www.apiscience.com
Stacked Graphs in Honeycomb! (2017-06-20) honeycomb.io
Want To Monitor Internal APIs? It’s As Easy as Raspberry Pi (2017-06-16) apimetrics.io
Status page examples: 10 status pages showcasing excellent customization and design (2017-06-15) blog.statuspage.io
Status page examples: 10 status pages showcasing excellent customization and design (2017-06-15) blog.statuspage.io
Six reasons to use RUM and Synthetic Monitoring together (2017-06-15) blog.uptrends.com
What Are Your APIs Doing Right Now, In The Real World? API Integration And Management (2017-06-15) apimetrics.io
What to Do when a Massive Cyber Attack Brings Down APIs (2017-06-13) www.apiscience.com
How to Properly Monitor Elasticsearch (2017-06-12) thenewstack.io
Feature Updates (2017-06-07) apimetrics.io
serverless/scope: Scope (2017-06-06) github.com
New in Datadog: Search, filter, and find your monitors faster (2017-06-05) www.datadoghq.com
Test and monitor your API Gateway endpoints with Assertible : Assertible (2017-06-02) assertible.com
Apache Spark Cluster Monitoring with Databricks and Datadog (2017-06-01) databricks.com
Integrating API Monitoring into Your Product’s Operational Workflow (2017-05-30) www.apiscience.com
The 4 Golden Signals of API Health (2017-05-30) info.netsil.com
ks888/LambStatus: Serverless Status Page System (2017-05-27) github.com
twilio/stashboard: An open (2017-05-26) github.com
Modifying Groups of API Monitors Using Tags (2017-05-25) www.apiscience.com
What It Really Takes to Monitor Cloud Apps and Infrastructure (2017-05-25) blog.newrelic.com
New Relic Infrastructure Adds 5 New Integrations With AWS (2017-05-24) blog.newrelic.com
Introducing Health Map: Innovative Visualization Integrates Our Application and Infrastructure Monitoring Data (2017-05-24) blog.newrelic.com
Digital Intelligence Platform Spring Launch: Health Map, AWS Integrations, and Infrastructure SDK (2017-05-24) blog.newrelic.com
Monitoring API Performance with the New API Metrics Endpoint — Runscope Blog (2017-05-19) blog.runscope.com
Pingdom Announces New Server Monitoring Capability (2017-05-17) royal.pingdom.com
Why You Should Never Shut Down Your API Servers (unless you absolutely have to) (2017-05-16) www.apiscience.com
4 Big API Questions that Every API Stakeholder Needs to Answer (2017-05-16) apimetrics.io
Performance Monitoring with an Incident Response Orchestration System (2017-05-11) blog.catchpoint.com
Tweet: Run #API calls from anywhere ndash; because location affects performance! https://t.co/L5vAioetG7 (2017-05-10) twitter.com
New Problems in the Age of API Monitoring (2017-05-10) api.apacciooutlook.com
Tweet: Types of API Calls Supported by APImetrics https://t.co/RL5cXGDjxz (2017-05-09) twitter.com
Monitor Azure Storage with Datadog (2017-05-03) www.datadoghq.com
Building a Steam Powered IoT API with Thingsboard (2017-05-02) blog.runscope.com
Using Tags to Group API Monitors (2017-05-01) www.apiscience.com
Anatomy of a Dying API (2017-05-01) apimetrics.io
Tweet: Slow web response times == visitor abandons your site. Slow API response times == visitor abandons your app. https://t.co/Zstlc98ESW (2017-05-01) twitter.com
Tweet: Meet the Postman, @keen_io, and Elastic Beam teams! We#039;ll discuss API monitoring and security. Reserve your spot: https://t.co/F1WvQKnDax (2017-04-27) twitter.com
Are You Monitoring Your API Security? (2017-04-27) apimetrics.io
Continuous Integration with Codeship and Runscope API Tests (2017-04-27) blog.runscope.com
Better VM Rightsizing Recommendations with the Stackdriver Agent (2017-04-27) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
5 Reasons Why Digital Experience Monitoring Is Mission Critical (2017-04-27) royal.pingdom.com
Apache JMeter Functions: An Introduction (2017-04-26) dzone.com
APImetrics - API Metrics 2016 By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC] - APImetrics (2017-04-25) apimetrics.io
Tweet: Yet another reason to make sure your API is up and running all the time. https://t.co/HEyDzW1FnM (2017-04-25) twitter.com
Amazon Inspector Update – Assessment Reporting, Proxy Support, and More (2017-04-25) aws.amazon.com
Everything You Need to Know About the APImetrics CASC Score (2017-04-21) apimetrics.io
Monitor Akka-based applications with Lightbend + Datadog (2017-04-20) www.datadoghq.com
Distributed tracing for Go (2017-04-19) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
APImetrics Three-Year Study: More Than Half Of Existing APIs Have Problems That Could Affect Customers [INFOGRAPHIC] (2017-04-19) apimetrics.io
Push Postman Monitor results to your Keen Stream analytics (2017-04-11) keen.io
Tweet: #APImetrics saves you time on reporting issues that donrsquo;t appear in internal logging systems. Find out more today. https://t.co/72MZJXE1fa (2017-04-10) twitter.com
Tweet: The US #Census #APIs didnrsquo;t have a good March, coming in as 24th and 25th out of 26 US government APOIs we monitor. https://t.co/eAoJXADWgG (2017-04-10) twitter.com
Tweet: A ten-hour API outage is a pretty serious one. A bad day for the US Census Bureau. https://t.co/eAoJXADWgG (2017-04-10) twitter.com
Five Things We’ve Learned About Monitoring Containers And Their Orchestrators (2017-04-10) highscalability.com
Census Data #API is Down (2017-04-07) apimetrics.io
CRFS releases new MATLAB® Toolbox (2017-04-06) us.crfs.com
The Dreaded 418 Error: Monitoring HTCPCP Microservices in IoT Deployments (2017-04-05) dzone.com
Auto-Publishing and Monitoring APIs With Spring Boot (2017-04-05) dzone.com
Detecting Failed API Monitor Checks Using the API Science API (2017-04-04) www.apiscience.com
Introducing Monitoring: Insight into Your Infrastructure (2017-04-04) www.digitalocean.com
Using Google Sheets and Runscope to Run API Tests with Multiple Variable Sets (2017-03-24) blog.runscope.com
Evaluating API Monitor Checks Using the API Science API (2017-03-23) www.apiscience.com
EC2 Run Command is Now a CloudWatch Events Target (2017-03-21) aws.amazon.com
5 Steps to MeteorJS Monitoring (2017-03-18) dzone.com
Using New Relic to Monitor Applications on OpenShift (2017-03-15) blog.openshift.com
Introducing composite monitors (2017-03-14) www.datadoghq.com
How to monitor Google Compute Engine with Datadog (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor Amazon Elasticsearch Service with Datadog (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor Jenkins jobs with Datadog (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor your Azure Event Hubs with Datadog (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Datadog + SOC 2: Reaffirming our commitment to security (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
How to collect Google Compute Engine metrics (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor your AWS ECS platform with Convox and Datadog (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitoring Google Compute Engine metrics (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Introducing real-time monitoring for Pusher (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Introducing new scaled algorithms for improved outlier detection (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
CloudCheckr + Datadog: Better rightsizing of cloud resources (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Monitor Amazon Kinesis Firehose performance (2017-03-10) www.datadoghq.com
Tweet: Retry on Failure + Threshold Alerts: Optimize Your Team’s API Monitoring Notifications (2017-03-09) twitter.com
Developing and Implementing a Monitoring Strategy (2017-03-09) www.apicasystem.com
How to Monitor Azure App Services with Retrace (2017-03-04) stackify.com
Monitoring the Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem (2017-03-02) dzone.com
New Relic Synthetics Monitoring Using Selenium (2017-03-01) dzone.com
Why You Need Next-Gen Performance Monitoring (2017-02-28) dzone.com
Passive DNS Monitoring – Why It’s Important for Your IR Team (2017-02-21) www.redcanary.com
APImetrics gets a fresh new look for 2017 (2017-02-15) apimetrics.io
NOTIFY THOUSANDS WITH OPSGENIE! (2017-02-15) blog.opsgenie.com
Website Monitoring and Regional Outages (2017-02-08) www.apicasystem.com
Retrieving and Verifying API Science Parameters (2017-02-01) www.apiscience.com
Well soon be requiring email validation to use API/Monitoring features. Validate your email to avoid interruptions! https://t.co/ypbbRhuI6p (2017-01-30) gtmetrix.com
Uppity Web Monitoring (Miscellaneous) (2017-01-17) codecanyon.net
Concerns About Performance and Monitoring (2017-01-13) dzone.com
Performance Predictions for 2017 (2017-01-11) blog.catchpoint.com
Splunk and AWS: Monitoring Metrics in a Serverless World (2017-01-06) blogs.splunk.com
Prometheus and GitLab (2017-01-05) about.gitlab.com
The AL-500 Lidar is Small Enough for Fixed Installation, Comes with an API (2017-01-04) www.spar3d.com
CES 2017 preview: Announcing the 3rd generation FLIR ONE (2017-01-04) developer.flir.com
New AL-500 LiDAR System from Acuity Technologies (2017-01-03) www.pobonline.com
Stackdriver Trace + Zipkin: distributed tracing and performance analysis for everyone (2016-12-27) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
Agent vs. agentless: Monitoring choices for diverse IT ops needs (2016-12-18) searchitoperations.techtarget.com
Building Your Own Monitoring Solution – A Look at openshift-tools (2016-12-15) blog.openshift.com
Tools to Monitor and Visualize Microservices Architecture (2016-12-14) www.programmableweb.com
New Postman Pro Features API Monitoring, Documentation Generation, and Collaboration Tools (2016-12-14) www.programmableweb.com
APImetrics Launches Single Number Score for API Health (2016-11-10) www.programmableweb.com
Exploring your application?s latency profile using Stackdriver Trace (2016-11-07) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
New Relic extends monitoring to containers and micro service environments (2016-11-07) techcrunch.com
Datadog + New Relic: Monitor every layer of your stack (2016-11-04) www.datadoghq.com
HTTP Benchmark and Pipelining (2016-11-04) dzone.com
Our transaction monitoring just got better (2016-11-02) royal.pingdom.com
Propane tank monitoring radio gets LP Gas Growth Summit launch (2016-11-01) www.lpgasmagazine.com
Amazon CloudWatch Update ? Extended Metrics Retention User Interface Update (2016-11-01) aws.amazon.com
Anomaly Detection and Machine Learning Applied to DevOps and Monitoring (2016-10-21) www.opsclarity.com
Presentation: Publish, Secure, and Monitor APIs with Cloud Foundry Route Services (2016-10-20) www.infoq.com
(2016-10-17) janikarhunen.fi
Introducing Veneur: high performance and global aggregation for Datadog (2016-10-17) stripe.com
LEGOs and modern network performance monitoring (2016-10-12) blogs.ca.com
Upgrade your issue tracking with JIRA and Datadog (2016-10-11) www.datadoghq.com
Site24x7 Offers Powerful All-In-One Cloud Monitoring Service (2016-10-11) www.wpmayor.com
What Does it Mean to Monitor a Web API? (2016-10-10) www.apiful.io
Five Principles of Effective Microservices Monitoring (2016-10-08) www.programmableweb.com
(2016-10-06) www.runscope.com
Introduction to Docker Monitoring (2016-10-06) dzone.com
Meet Zipkin: A Tracer for Debugging Microservices (2016-10-05) thenewstack.io
A Docker Container To Capture All Traffic From Host (2016-10-03) jerrygamblin.com
Tweet: API calls can fail in many different ways. How does your team detect API failures? (Image by @realm) https://t.co/7tcrdHNVbG (2016-10-03) twitter.com
Using JavaScript and Chai Asserts to Validate API Response Timing versus Data Size (2016-10-03) www.apiscience.com
Introducing the all-new Site24x7 Alarms View ? Incident management made easy (2016-10-03) blogs.site24x7.com
Validating API Responses Using JavaScript (2016-09-29) www.apiscience.com
How to Monitor Network Activity When Your Infrastructure Lacks an Edge (2016-09-29) dzone.com
Monitor Azure Redis Cache with Datadog (2016-09-28) www.datadoghq.com
Article: Traffic Data Monitoring Using IoT, Kafka and Spark Streaming (2016-09-28) www.infoq.com
Microsoft Debuts Public Preview of Azure Monitoring (2016-09-27) winbuzzer.com
Monitor your Azure Logic Apps with Datadog (2016-09-27) www.datadoghq.com
REST API Inspector (2016-09-27) restdb.io
How to monitor Elasticsearch with Datadog (2016-09-26) www.datadoghq.com
Monitoring Docker Containers with Elasticsearch and Cadvisor (2016-09-17) dzone.com
Monitoring Distributed Systems (2016-09-15) www.oreilly.com
Synthetic Monitoring: The Start of the Monitoring Journey (2016-09-15) devops.com
Monitoring Serverless Architectures, Microservices and Containerized Applications (2016-09-14) www.opsclarity.com
PHP Monitoring (2016-09-13) dzone.com
Startup Focuses On Real-Time Security Monitoring Of Plant Networks (2016-09-13) www.darkreading.com
Monitoring Docker Containers with Elasticsearch and cAdvisor (2016-09-13) blog.codeship.com
Integrating API Monitoring with PagerDuty (2016-09-12) www.apiscience.com
The science of auto-discovery advances container monitoring (2016-08-31) www.opsclarity.com
How to Use Amazon CloudWatch Events to Monitor Application Health (2016-08-30) blogs.aws.amazon.com
SCADAware Introduces New Production Monitoring Product (2016-08-29) www.remotemagazine.com
Monitoring Docker Container Health (2016-08-29) blog.newrelic.com
Maker of web monitoring software can be sued, says court (2016-08-17) www.pcworld.com
End to End Monitoring Tames the SDN Beast (2016-08-16) gigaom.com
3 Ways to Fortify Your APIs to Make Sure They?re Battle Ready (2016-08-16) blog.smartbear.com
CNCF Stabilizes Prometheus Monitoring API (2016-08-15) containerjournal.com
Monitoring Docker Containers: Getting Smart About Tracking Ephemeral Infrastructure (2016-08-12) dzone.com
IT Monitoring: The Second Is the New Minute (2016-08-09) dzone.com
Netsil launches public beta (2016-08-09) medium.com
Lessons Learned From One Year of Monitoring Single Page Applications (2016-08-08) dzone.com
Monitoring Apache Spark: Why Is It Challenging? (2016-08-03) dzone.com
Using APM to Monitor Data-First Apps (2016-08-03) dzone.com
The Business Case for TLS 1.2 for Monitoring Data Transactions (2016-08-03) www.bmc.com
Vizceral Open Source (2016-08-03) techblog.netflix.com
Tweet: Powerful new feature now available: remove sensitive data from API test results before it is stored: https://t.co/HRfQkwoz9b (2016-08-01) twitter.com
AppDynamics Releases Microservices IQ Monitoring Tool (2016-08-01) dzone.com
How to Monitor Microservices: Openshift and Docker (2016-07-30) blog.openshift.com
Open Source Docker Monitoring Logging (2016-07-26) dzone.com
How to Monitor Microsoft IIS (2016-07-21) blog.serverdensity.com
Announcing New API Checks (2016-07-20) rigor.com
Stackdriver Error Reporting has your back on App Engine, no setup required (2016-07-18) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
Atlassian acquires StatusPage (2016-07-14) techcrunch.com
These 7 Industries Need Continuous Server Monitoring. Are You In One of Them? (2016-07-11) www.monitis.com
Integrate Runscope API Tests into TeamCity Builds with New Plugin From MANGOPAY (2016-06-27) blog.runscope.com
Pandora FMS Integrates NGINX Plus Monitoring (2016-06-23) www.nginx.com
Announcing pricing for Google Stackdriver (2016-06-23) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
Two Percent (2016-06-16) apimetrics.io
Performance Monitoring: Real vs Headless Browsers (2016-06-15) dzone.com
The Art of Monitoring ? Intro to modern app and infrastructure metrics (2016-06-11) www.amazon.com
Monitoring Stack for Distributed Systems (2016-06-06) dzone.com
LinkedIn open source monitoring system for Kafka (2016-05-25) www.zdnet.com
Pingup mentioned by TechCrunch in ?The rise of APIs? (2016-05-23) blog.pingup.com
OpsClarity: Monitoring Real-Time, Fast Data Applications (2016-05-21) dzone.com
Monitoring Microservice Applications: Introducing the Dynamic Graph (2016-05-20) dzone.com
Additional Considerations Regarding Performance and Monitoring (2016-05-20) dzone.com
Skills Developers Need To Optimize Performance and Facilitate Monitoring (2016-05-19) dzone.com
Getting creative with Postmark?s status API (2016-05-19) postmarkapp.com
10 Top Things to Monitor in Amazon RDS (2016-05-19) dzone.com
Performance and Monitoring Solutions Directory (2016-05-18) dzone.com
What is your API doing at 10pm? (2016-05-13) apimetrics.io
Technical Solutions Used for Performance and Monitoring (2016-05-12) dzone.com
Changes in Performance and Monitoring (2016-05-11) dzone.com
Uptime monitoring is now live (2016-05-04) watchful.li
How to Integrate PagerDuty for Real-Time Web Monitoring (2016-04-28) in.pcmag.com
Monitoring Kafka on Docker Cloud (2016-04-28) dzone.com
NGINX Amplify Monitors Microservices in Docker Containers (2016-04-19) dzone.com
(2016-04-15) www.nginx.com
Monitoring Docker Containers ? Docker Stats, cAdvisor, Universal Control Plane (2016-04-14) dzone.com
Docker Cloud: Monitoring Logging (2016-04-06) dzone.com
How to Build a Monitoring Application With the Google Cloud Vision API (2016-03-29) www.programmableweb.com
Introducing Google Stackdriver: unified monitoring and logging for GCP and AWS (2016-03-23) cloudplatform.googleblog.com
New ? CloudWatch Metrics for Spot Fleets (2016-03-21) aws.amazon.com
An Update on Monitoring NGINX with Amplify (2016-03-17) www.nginx.com
Monitoring meta-Monitoring (2016-03-17) blog.serverdensity.com
Why You Should Be Monitoring Your APIs (2016-03-10) blog.smartbear.com
Launching a Pingdom community (2016-03-10) royal.pingdom.com
Using Enhanced RDS Monitoring with Datadog (2016-03-09) aws.amazon.com
Connect Runscope with xMatters for Automated, Intelligent Communication About API Incidents (2016-03-07) blog.runscope.com
Cap?n Webhook: Your monitoring just got even easier. (2016-03-03) royal.pingdom.com
PagerDuty API v2 Is Now in Beta! (2016-02-29) pagerduty.sys-con.com
Interview: John Sheehan on Web API Quality (2016-02-27) www.infoq.com
Why DevOps needs Effective Monitoring (2016-02-20) dzone.com
Make the most of your HTTP check: best practice for optional settings. (2016-02-19) royal.pingdom.com
Introducing AWS CloudWatch Events (2016-02-06) www.infoq.com
API Cloud Uptime Dashboard (2016-02-02) wso2.com
Manage and Monitor Apache Web Servers From Cloud (2016-01-27) dzone.com
API Monitoring for API Management: The Ins Outs (2016-01-19) blog.runscope.com
Tutorial: Scaling Container Instances with CloudWatch Alarms - Amazon EC2 Container Service (2016-01-11) docs.aws.amazon.com
Using NGINX Logging for Application Performance Monitoring (2016-01-07) www.nginx.com
Amazon EC2 Container Service Supports Additional CloudWatch Metrics (2015-12-23) aws.amazon.com
New ? Enhanced Monitoring for Amazon RDS (MySQL 5.6, MariaDB, and Aurora) (2015-12-18) aws.amazon.com
AWS CloudTrail Update ? Turn on in All Regions Use Multiple Trails (2015-12-17) aws.amazon.com
Monitoring Container Engine with Google Cloud Monitoring (2015-12-17) googlecloudplatform.blogspot.com
Alert Your On-Call Team of Production API Failures Anomalies with PagerDuty (2015-12-15) blog.runscope.com
Using the Runscope API to Dynamically Update Environment Variables (2015-12-08) blog.runscope.com
New Plugin for SmartBear Ready! API Integrates with Amazon API Gateway (2015-11-05) www.programmableweb.com
Bugsnag Announces Major Update to Error Monitoring Platform (2015-11-05) www.programmableweb.com
Interview with Runscope on API Testing and Monitoring (2015-10-22) www.infoq.com
Runscope Launches Live Traffic Alerts API Monitoring Solution (2015-10-21) www.programmableweb.com
Introducing Runscope Live Traffic Alerts: Catch Failed Exceptional API Transactions with Real-Time API Monitoring (2015-10-20) blog.runscope.com
API Changelog (2015-08-24) blog.opencagedata.com
Statuspage.io and Integrations (2015-08-13) hoist.io
New ? Monitor Your AWS Free Tier Usage (2015-08-12) aws.amazon.com
Self-Regulation and Why Third-Party Monitoring Matters (2015-07-10) apimetrics.io
Site24x7 Launches Docker Monitoring (2015-07-10) blogs.site24x7.com
Monitor RAML APIs with API Science (2015-07-08) blogs.mulesoft.com
API Health Report #1 (2015-07-08) apimetrics.io
Updated UI for Report Editor, Workflows, and Deployments (2015-07-02) apimetrics.io
World?s Best API Monitoring IoT Testing, Free for Everyone! (2015-07-02) blog.smartbear.com
APImetrics Integrates with New Relic Insights (2015-07-02) apimetrics.io
Apigee Launches API Monitoring Service (2015-06-23) www.programmableweb.com
Simplified API Monitoring for DevOps Teams (2015-06-23) blog.smartbear.com
Monitoring Microservices and Containers: A Challenge by Adrian Cockcroft (2015-06-21) www.infoq.com
Pingometer Keeps Your Uptime In The 9s With Twilio SMS (2015-06-09) www.twilio.com
Use Runscope for Advanced Error Logging (2015-06-09) blog.runscope.com
(2015-06-06) alpha.apievangelist.com
Around the World in One Click: Monitor Your APIs from 12 Global Locations (2015-06-01) blog.runscope.com
Guest Blog: Ensuring Your API Quality (2015-05-28) wso2.com
Azure Data Factory Updates: Monitoring and Management Enhancements (2015-05-28) azure.microsoft.com
Tools for Monitoring Elasticsearch Performance (2015-05-26) qbox.io
Crash Avoidance: Stay Ahead of API Problems with API Performance Metrics and Reports (2015-05-22) blog.runscope.com
SmartBear Steps Up API Monitoring Capabilities in Latest AlertSite UXM Release (2015-05-20) www.programmableweb.com
How to provide real user monitoring for single-page applications (2015-05-20) www.soasta.com
Remote Control and Monitoring for Tessel Servo (2015-05-20) www.pubnub.com
Quickly start monitoring with our PHP API wrapper (2015-05-19) blog.serverdensity.com
Weaveworks Release ?Weave Scope? for Container and Microservice Monitoring (2015-05-18) www.infoq.com
API Performance Monitoring for the API Economy (2015-05-18) apimetrics.io
AppDynamics adds Docker container monitoring ? one week after New Relic did that (2015-05-14) venturebeat.com
Riding The New Wave With API Monitoring [Video] (2015-05-12) blog.smartbear.com
Runscope Turns Two: 40,000 Developers Strong (2015-05-06) blog.runscope.com
Reporting Just Got Automated: Save Time with the New Daily API Performance Report (2015-05-01) blog.runscope.com
Monitoring and Service Discovery (2015-04-29) blog.mandrill.com
Docker containers monitoring (2015-04-28) blog.scalingo.com
Create Runscope Tests Instantly with New Import Test Feature: Support for Swagger, Postman Collection and HAR Files (2015-04-21) blog.runscope.com
Redesigning Server Monitoring: Configuring Alerts (2015-04-16) blog.serverdensity.com
Why Up/Down Monitoring Isn?t Enough (2015-04-14) blog.smartbear.com
Building Developer Tools For Developers: Scout Goes Open Source on Server Side Monitoring (2015-04-09) www.twilio.com
Pager Duty Integration Enables One Stop Convenience for Alerting (2015-04-09) blog.smartbear.com
Added Support for SOAP APIs (2015-04-07) apimetrics.io
APImetrics Adds Support for SOAP APIs (2015-04-06) www.programmableweb.com
Tech Talks ? When APIs Need to Meet SLAs (2015-04-02) apimetrics.io
Integrating Open Source Monitoring with Monitis (2015-03-25) opensource.sys-con.com
Resource monitoring solution (2015-03-25) hackaday.com
Simple Demo to Check Status of API Server (2015-03-25) www.codeproject.com
Machine Data for End-to-End IoT System Monitoring (2015-03-23) dzone.com
Manage, monitor, and control all your IoT devices with Overlord (2015-03-23) www.codeproject.com
Application Performance Management vs. API Performance Monitoring (2015-03-13) apimetrics.io
API Performance in a Consumer-Driven World (2015-03-10) www2.smartbear.com
Why API Monitoring Matters To Every Business (2015-03-02) www.forbes.com
APImetrics gets Funding from Bain Capital Ventures (2015-02-17) apimetrics.io
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.

API Monitoring Organizations

These are the organizations I come across in my research who are doing interesting things in the API space. They could be companies, institutions, government agencies, or any other type of organizational entity. My goal is to aggregate so I can stay in tune with what they are up to and how it impacts the API space.

AWS X-Ray

AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With X-Ray, you can understand how your application and its underlying services are performing to identify and troubleshoot the root cause of performance issues and errors. X-Ray provides an end-to-end view of requests as they travel through your application, and shows a map of your applications underlying components. You can use X-Ray to analyze both applications in development and in production, from simple three-tier applications to complex microservices applications consisting of thousands of services.

Fisheye Analytics

Fisheye Analytics is a Singaporean company that provides premium media monitoring and analytics services, which help businesses and governments in PR, marketing and customer care. It has offices in Singapore and India and counts the World Economic Forum, International Olympic Committee and government departments (communication ministries or law enforcement) of the European Union, Singapore, U.A.E, Cyprus etc., as some of its clients.

APImetrics

APImetrics builds on 3 years experience gained working on the challenge of API abstraction and management that is critical to every App and Web Service in use today.  By combining elements gained from API management tools and authentication technologies, APImetrics have been able to build the first, complete, end-to-end API performance test solution.  This allows developers, enterprises and API providers to model complex API scenarios and provide them with real time monitoring and alerts when things go wrong.

Google Service Control

Google Service Control is a Google Cloud Platform infrastructure service. It provides control plane functionality to managed services, such as logging, monitoring, and status checks. It is widely used by Google APIs and Google Cloud Endpoints. This page provides an overview of what it does and how it works.

Netsil

Netsil automatically discovers your application’s topology and builds a map of services and stakeholders so that you can visually locate hotspots and failures faster. There’s no more code instrumentation, no more hunting through manual documentation to understand services and dependencies.Netsil works the way you want to work: quickly, iteratively and collaboratively. Finally, a solution designed for microservices, containers and modern distributed systems. Download Netsil for the monitoring and performance analytics needs of your production applications.

Azure Resource Health

Resource health helps you diagnose and get support when an Azure issue impacts your resources. It informs you about the current and past health of your resources and helps you mitigate issues. Resource health provides technical support when you need help with Azure service issues.

Azure Application Insights

Get rich performance monitoring, powerful alerting, and easy-to-consume dashboards to help ensure your applications are available and performing as you expect. Quickly see if you have a problem, how many customers are affected, and perform a root cause analysis to find and fix the issue.

API Owl

API Owl is a Florida headquartered start-up offering modern tooling, testing, and monitoring for keeping your most mission critical APIs from misbehaving in addition to assisting in their development and deployment. 

Google Stackdriver Monitoring API

Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. It is natively integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and popular open source packages. Stackdriver provides a wide variety of metrics, dashboards, alerting, log management, reporting, and tracing capabilities.

Lightstep

Reliability Management for Modern Systems. Unprecedented visibility from mobile clients to microservices, all using end-to-end distributed tracing. We learned from our experience building Google’s tracing and monitoring systems. LightStep is a leap forward: open source integration and built for 1,000x the throughput.

OpsClarity

OpsClarity provides an always-up-to-date map of application dependencies and health status by leveraging advanced data-science to automatically discover your dynamic applications and infrastructure. It automatically collects metrics, constantly learns your system, analyzes failures and helps you identify bottlenecks, earlier than others can.

Site24x7

Site24x7 is a web infrastructure monitoring service that helps to monitor the uptime and performance of websites, online applications and servers. The monitoring is done from 50+ locations across the world, thus giving you a global perspective of the end-user experience. Site24x7 supports monitoring HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, TCP, IMAP, SSL, Ping, FTP, SFTP, DNS and other internet facing network services.

StatusPage.io

StatusPage.io launched in 2013 to give companies a better way to be more transparent with their customers. We recognize managing a status page outside of one's own infrastructure can be a hassle, and hope to increase the transparency of the web by making it easier to do so.

Uptrends

Uptrends is all about Cloud-based website performance and network monitoring. We are proud to say that we have become a trusted standard in network and website performance monitoring since our founding in 2007. We are developers at heart and our highly skilled professionals are dedicated to helping you to get the most out of our monitoring services.

Watchful

Watchful resulted from the need for a single, unified dashboard to easily monitor all of the web sites in our portfolios. After years of evolution, our solution has matured into a simple, complete and professional service. 

apibond.com

APIBond is an API management platform that acts as a proxy where you can validate, transform, secure, analyze and scale any existing API.

AWS CloudWatch

Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and automatically react to changes in your AWS resources. Amazon CloudWatch can monitor AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 instances, Amazon DynamoDB tables, and Amazon RDS DB instances, as well as custom metrics generated by your applications and services, and any log files your applications generate. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to gain system-wide visibility into resource utilization, application performance, and operational health. You can use these insights to react and keep your application running smoothly.

Server Density

Server Density is a web application that monitors important server metrics such as load average and memory usage alerting you via e-mail or SMS when things go wrong. Available as a hosted service or standalone, installed on your own servers, each monitored server runs a lightweight, open source monitoring agent which reports data back every 60 seconds. Reported data is graphed for the last 30 days, or the time range you specify. Graphs are zoomable and the highest, lowest and average values over the time period are displayed for each check.

BMC Software

TrueSight Pulse responds to fluid IT demands with SaaS-based monitoring for real-time visibility into web-scale application metrics helping DevOps teams detect and diagnose problems fast.

Azure Monitor

Autoscale is a built-in feature of Cloud Services, Mobile Services, Virtual Machines, and Websites that helps applications perform their best when demand changes. Of course, performance means different things for different applications. Some apps are CPU-bound, others memory-bound. For example, you could have a web app that handles millions of requests during the day and none at night. Autoscale can scale your service by any of these—or by a custom metric you define.

Nagios

Nagios now known as Nagios Core, is a free and open source computer-software application that monitors systems, networks and infrastructure. Nagios offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications and services. It alerts users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved.

API Science

Traditional monitoring services were designed long before APIs became core to modern applications. API Science is designed specifically for monitoring APIs. Sure, we understand REST, JSON, OAuth, XML. No problem.

New Relic

New Relic offers SaaS Software Analytics Platform that offers Application Performance Management and Real User Monitoring for Cloud and Data Center deployed web applications implemented in Ruby, Java, .NET, Python, PHP, Node.js. New Relic also offers mobile monitoring solutions for iOS and Android applications.

Pingdom

Pingdom is a service that tracks the uptime, downtime, and performance of websites.  When problems happen with a site that Pingdom monitors, it immediately alerts the owner so the problem can be taken care of. Pingdom monitors websites from multiple locations globally so that it can distinguish genuine downtime from routing and access problems. 

Pingometer

Pingometer is a service that monitors the uptime, downtime, and performance of websites. We offer HTTP, HTTPS, RUM, DNS, ICMP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, TCP, UDP, and Transaction monitors. We have locations in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Japan, the Netherlands, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

DataDog

Datadog is a monitoring service that brings together metrics and events from servers, databases, applications, tools and services to present a unified view of the infrastructure. These capabilities are provided on a SaaS-based data analytics platform that enables Dev and Ops teams to work collaboratively on the infrastructure to avoid downtime, resolve performance problems, and ensure that development and deployment cycles finish on time.

Google Stackdriver

Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. It is natively integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and popular open source packages. Stackdriver provides a wide variety of metrics, dashboards, alerting, log management, reporting, and tracing capabilities.

Apica

Apica provides the most effective technology for optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. Apica offers companies and developers alike easy-to-use, cloud-based load testing and web performance monitoring tools to test applications for maximum capacity, daily performance, improved load times, and protection from peak loads. For more information about how Apica is providing the highest standard for cloud and mobile application performance management.

Runscope

Runscope was started with the idea that depending on a web service API in a mobile or web application should be as easy as depending on code running locally. We’ve assembled a team of API, infrastructure and developer experience experts to build tools to support the modern application development lifecycle.

PagerDuty

PagerDuty is the 911 dispatch system for IT, helping operations engineers, DevOps and developers resolve IT system problems as quickly as possible. PagerDuty aggregates errors from all of your IT monitoring tools and handles the people part of the equation: alerting via phone, SMS or email, on-call scheduling and automatic escalation of critical incidents.

redcanary

Red Canary continuously monitors your endpoints, reviews suspicious activity, eliminates false positives and provides the tools and intelligence for rapid response. Red Canary was founded to bring world-class endpoint threat detection and response to every business. We were using the Carbon Black endpoint data recorder for incident response. We realized that the data used for incident response was ideal for detecting cyber threats.

SmartBear Software

SmartBear Software provides tools for over 100,000 software professionals to build, test, and monitor some of the best software applications and websites anywhere on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud.

Mention

Mention changes the way you monitor the web. Create keyword-based alerts on your company, your brand, your competitors, and receive updates in real time about any mentions on the web and social networks. React to your audience, collaborate with your team, and get analytics on your mentions.

API Fortress

Test. Monitor. Automate: API Fortress is an enterprise cloud solution to test, monitor, and automate the testing of APIs and web services. Create a response validation test using our simple wizard, schedule the test to run multiple times a day, and monitor the updates sent to your inbox.

If you think there is an organization 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.

API Monitoring Tooling

As I study each API, and API related service, I'm always looking for open source tooling that has been developed around each area of the API life cycle. This is an aggregate of tooling I've come across and aggregated as part of my API monitoring research.

DNS

Email

Mailcheck

Mailcheck is a tool that allows users and administrators to check the status of mail-accounts and se

General

Orange

A Gateway based on OpenResty(Nginx+lua) for API Monitoring and Management.

BeePing

HTTP Monitoring via API - Measure the performance of you servers

StatusOK

Monitor your Website and APIs from your computer.Get notified through Slack or E-mail when your server is down or response time is more than expected.

Logging

Nagios Core

Nagios is a host/service/network monitoring program written in C and released under the GNU General Public License, version 2. CGI programs are included to allow you to view the current status, history, etc via a web interface if you so desire.

Microservices

Monitoring Server

Monitoring server is a microservice which monitors all the applications within the environment. It's a passive system used for observation and actions are taken separately based on monitoring events.

If there is a tool that you think should be listed here, let me know by submitting a Github issue or Tweeting a link at me. I'm always looking for new types of tools, and get better at organizing them here and making sense.