Plumbr is a monitoring system designed to detect issues in Java applications. It can be used to discover problems such as memory leaks, garbage collection pauses, and slow HTTP operations. Plumbr offers one plan billed annually or on a monthly basis. The Plumbr API is used only to retrieve data resources. This API is REST based, exchanges information in JSON format, and requires HTTP Basic authentication.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. App Development and DevOps Tools APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Natural Language Processing, Security, and Demographics. A highlight today is the DeepGram API which uses artificial intelligence to recognize speech, search for keywords, and categorize audio and video.