Top 4 must-monitor API Gateway metrics

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Marc Andreessen famously said, “Software is eating the world.” Dr. Steve Willmott subsequently retorted, “APIs are eating software.” This is because API based architectures are enabling companies to get away from monolithic architectures and move to microservices. Innovative, disruptive companies like Netflix, Airbnb, Uber, Square, and Slack all build their infrastructure and technology using APIs. By

If you’re building a serverless infrastructure and standardizing on Amazon API Gateway, here are the four key metrics you should monitor to ensure optimal API Gateway performance:

  • 4xx responses in API Gateway
  • 5xx responses in API Gateway
  • API Gateway request count
  • Request latency in API Gateway

Monitoring these four key metrics for Amazon API Gateway will put you in the driver’s seat for application performance. Good read!

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