The official Cortical.io Retina PHP SDK aims to simplify interaction with the REST API. To develop, users need an Api key, PHP version 5.6.3., and PHPUnit, a library that runs integration tests. Authored by Peter Weller on GitHub.
The need to turn raw data into actionable knowledge is fueling the growth of an ecosystem of young companies aiming to develop solutions that can literally turn data into dollars. One such company is Prelert, which last week released an API for its anomaly detection engine.
New Relic wants to take the whole idea of application performance management (APM) up a few notches by leveraging an analytics engine that the company intends to expose via an API. At the New Relic FutureStack 2013 conference today New Relic previewed Project Rubicon, which leverages a Big Data analytics engine to give developers greater insight into all the factors that may be adversely affecting application performance.