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Our REST API demo console is live

September 30, 2015

Easy exploring is paramount when you want to get started with an API. That's why we have made it possible to explore our REST API with a demo querystring parameter (https://restapi.e-conomic.com?demo=true). That's really nice if you have a plugin like JSON Formatter ...

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Written by Martin Lysholt Nielsen
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Category: Miscellaneous

Formalized fair usage policy for APIs

September 30, 2015

There are many ways to use our API at e-conomic. We have gone to great lengths to create a flexible API that caters to many different workflows. But with so many different ways to use an API, the risk of choosing a wrong path is ...

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Investigation of September 14 performance issue

September 23, 2015

Last Monday, September 14, the e-conomic application (including the SOAP API) was down or experienced severe slowdowns for approx. 1.5 hours during the evening. We have now concluded our investigation of the incident, and you can see our findings below. What happened? Between 7:00 and 7:30 PM, we ...

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Written by Jeppe Nejsum Madsen
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Details, learnings and next steps from performance issues in August

September 15, 2015

Database CPU Load

As we've previously described on this blog, we had severe performance issues in the e-conomic application during August. Below we'll try to go into more detail about exactly what happened and why, and also look at what steps we're taking to prevent something like ...

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Performance update September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015

We have experienced severe performance issues in e-conomic during the past 3-4 weeks, and we have now identified what we believe is the root cause. The e-conomic application serves many users simultaneously, which means that we have a lot of servers in place to handle this load. In order to keep track of the actions ...

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A look at application performance in July

July 31, 2015

This is the second installment of our monthly application performance review and update. You can find details about the reasonings for the performance posts here, or see the review and improvements for June. Few incidents in July The average application uptime for July was at 99.98%, the same as the month before, ...

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Written by Michael Hammer
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New feature – /app-settings in REST API

July 16, 2015

We've had a lot of requests from app partners for a settings storage exposed through the REST API. This feature is now exposed at /app-settings and is ready for production purposes. So now you have a place to store user preferences and default settings for ...

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Written by Martin Lysholt Nielsen
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Category: API

e-conomic SOAP API now requires you to specify a custom X-EconomicAppIdentifier header

July 10, 2015

If you don't use token authentication that is! Many of our SOAP API integration partners do not provide a valid custom user agent, which makes it very hard for us to contact these integration partners in case we encounter problems. In order to offer better support ...

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Written by Martin Lysholt Nielsen
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Category: API

June review of application performance

June 30, 2015

motion gears -team force

As detailed in this introductory post, we will start posting monthly reviews on the performance of the e-conomic application. Also, we will include updates on what technical improvements we're working on to enhance performance and stability. Uptime and incidents in June In June, we reached an ...

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Written by Michael Hammer
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Scheduled maintenance dates

June 30, 2015

To ensure that we can plan and carry out major updates and maintenance on our system – network, servers, databases etc. – in the best possible way, we have scheduled a number of timeslots over the next year where the e-conomic application may be unavailable. These are the scheduled maintenance ...

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