The Ripple Data team will be running load balancing tests on Ripple Data API starting Wednesday, 2017-01-18, at 2pm PST, which will last approximately 15 minutes. The Ripple Data API is an open and free resource that provides access to information about changes in the Ripple Consensus Ledger, including transaction history and processed analytical data.
If you operate software or services that rely on the Ripple Data API, then we recommend that you alert end users with the relevant information provided in this post.
Impact of Tests
If you operate software or services that rely on the Ripple Data API, then you may experience a brief outage and / or inconsistent data, including transaction history and processed analytical data, for a period of approximately 15 mins.
For more information regarding the Ripple Data API, please see Ripple Data API Documentation.
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Related documentation is available in the Ripple Developer Portal, including detailed example API calls and web tools for API testing.