Collecting and Analyzing API Statistics - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • By Mohamed Usama Mansoor
  • 15 Oct, 2014
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The ability to measure how an API is performing is essential to every API owner; therefore, you need to collect and analyze API statistics and visualize them for insights that would help to make decisions. Timely insights will help to mitigate and prevent problems with APIs. Moreover, they will assist in planning for future growth and enable you to be more competitive.

WSO2 API Manager allows you collect and analyze API statistics easily. Furthermore, you can fine-tune it to collect relevant statistics, thus giving you more valuable insights into your API. WSO2 Complex Event Processor (WSO2 CEP) will allow you to carry our real-time analysis of API statistics and generate alerts.

In this session, Joseph Fonseka, senior technical lead and Chamila Adhikarinayake, software engineer at WSO2 will explain how you can

  • Collect custom statistic with API Manager and WSO2 Business Activity Monitor
  • Analyze and visualize API statistics to produce relevant insights
  • Use WSO2 CEP to do real-time analytics and alerting
Joseph Fonseka Senior Technical Lead, WSO2 Joseph joined WSO2 in September 2013. He is a Senior Tech Lead in the WSO2 API Manager team where he focuses on improving the UX of the API Manager. In addition to his product development efforts he is also a contributor to the Sahana and OpenEvsys open-source projects. He is also a FOSS advocate.
Chamila Adhikarinayake Software Engineer, WSO2 Chamila is Software Engineer at WSO2. Prior to joining WSO2, he worked at AtLink Communications (Pvt) Ltd. as a trainee Software Engineer where he was responsible for developing a customer loyalty application system for Dialog Axiata PLC. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Moratuwa.