Using the API Usage subject area, the Design Analytics user may create reports and dashboards. The following are examples of business questions that can be answered with the API Usage subject area:
- How many APIs of type x were executed in the last year?
- What are the 10 most used APIs by API name?
- Display a graph of API types by month for the past 3 years
- Display the number of APIs by module
Star Diagram – API Usage
The following lists the fields available in API Usage.
API Usage – Field Descriptions
API Usage is updated weekly.
The API Measures table is a fact table stores all the measures API usage.
|API Usage - Acquisitions||API usage for acquisitions|
|API Usage - Analytics||API usage for analytics|
|API Usage - Bibliographic||API usage for bibliographic|
|API Usage - Configurations||API usage for configurations|
|API Usage - Courses||API usage for courses|
|API Usage - Electronics||API usage for electronics|
|API Usage - Physical Items||API usage for physical items|
|API Usage - Resource Sharing Partners||API usage for resource sharing partners|
|API Usage - Tasks List||API usage for tasks list|
|API Usage - Users||API usage for users|
|API Usage - Other||API usage for other areas|
|API Usage - Total||Total API usage|
The API Details table is a dimension table that stores details regarding API usage.
|API Area||The API area|
|Application Name||The application name|
|Application Key||The application key|
|API Method||The API method|
|API URL||The API URL|
The API Dates table is a dimension table that stores details regarding API usage dates.
|Execution Date||Stores the date in the date format 2/29/2012|
|Execution Date Filter||Used to filter report results by date.|
|Execution Quarter||Stores the quarter of the date in a display format such as Q1|
|Execution Year||Stores the year of the date in string format such as 2012|
|Execution Fiscal Year||Stores the fiscal year of the date in string format such as 2012.|
|Execution Month||Stores the month of the date in month description format such as February|
|Execution Month Key||Stores the month of the date in number format such as 2 for February|
|Execution Fiscal Month||Stores the fiscal month of the date in month description format such as February|
|Execution Full Month||Stores the month and the year of the date in a display format such as Feb 12|
|Execution Start Of Week||The date of the first business day of the week|
|Execution Week Number||The number of the week of the year|
|Execution Date||Stores the Hierarchy column that allows the user to drill down from the year to the month to the specific loan date. Using this column provides the user with the option to view the accumulative measures in each level of the hierarchy.|
The shared Institution dimension allows the Network Zone to view reports according to institution. It is available in every subject area. It contains the following fields:
|Institution Code||The code of the institution.|
|Institution Name||The name of the institution.|
|Institution Timezone||The timezone of the institution|
|Data Available As Of||When the data became available to analytics|
|Data Updated As Of||When the data was taken from Alma|
If an analytics report is run from the Network Zone in a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, all member institutions are included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
If an analytics report is run from an institution that is not part of a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone, only the single institution from which the report is run is included in the report for Institution Code and Institution Name.
Reports involving data across a collaborative network implementing a Network Zone may take longer to run than reports within one institution.