to identify the originator of incoming traffic and ensure only permitted access. Rate Limits and Usage Policies: usage quotas and restrictions on incoming traffic to keep loads predictable. Analytics: data capture and analysis of traffic patterns to learn how the API is being used.
a lot more than a technically well-working API. API adoption in quantity or quality is mandatory. DX is the key to adoption. Evangelists are key to DX. The API operations’ key performance objectives are designed to support adoption. API Analytics give you the intelligence to steer.