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Implementing Exponential Backoff

Exponential backoff is the process of a client periodically retrying a failed request over an increasing amount of time. It is a standard error handling strategy for network applications. The Core Reporting API is designed with the expectation that clients which choose to retry failed requests do so use exponential backoff. Besides being “required”, using exponential backoff increases the efficiency of bandwidth usage, reduces the number of requests required to get a successful response, and […]

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