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Reliable APIs - Part 3

The epic saga of client-side IDs and true idempotency Distributed Systems API Design Reliability Idempotent Client-generated ID Social image

The previous post showed how things can go wrong when not thinking through edge cases carefully, especially where concurrency comes into play. In this post we will look at a truly idempotent endpoint design as well as discuss some alternative designs.

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Reliable APIs - Part 2

Using Idempotency-Key and a response cache

Distributed Systems API Design Reliability Idempotent

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Reliable APIs - Part 1

Exploring reties, retry implications, and the failure modes they are appropriate for

Distributed Systems API Design Reliability

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Capturing custom business metrics in Azure Functions

A Proof-of-concept for scraping Prometheus metrics from Azure Functions

F# Observability Prometheus

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Prometheus Datadog Agent

Setting up a Datadog agent to pull from a Prometheus endpoint

Prometheus Datadog Observability

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Local Prometheus setup

Setting up Prometheus locally with Docker

Prometheus Docker Observability

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The meaning of meditation

A tour of areas that can be improved by skillful application of meditation techniques

Meditation Mindfulness Morality

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Creating a Prometheus parser: Fennel

A quick tour of using FParsec to write a Prometheus parser

F# Prometheus Fennel FsAdvent

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Converting between F# and C# types

Breaking down conversions between C# and F# collections and functions

F# C# Collections

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Reliability with Intents

Telling the world about state changes

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