Instacount is a cloud based counting service that features sharded counters. A sharded counter is a counter whose count is stored in independent shards, and its purpose is increasing performance. This platform offers event tracking, entity counts, and public activity tracking. The Instacount API is REST based, returns data in JSON format, and uses API Keys for authentication.
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