This section covers some guidelines for designing operational metrics.
Instead, API analytics have to be generated on the server side – either inside the server that serves up the API traffic directly, or from a layer that sits in front of those servers. That means that certain pieces of information, such as the exact software version of the client, are not available unless the client sends a correct value in an HTTP header.
However, there is a rich set of data to mine inside API traffic. Since ...