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Public Preview: Circuit Breaker in Azure API Management

Published date: January 22, 2024

Customers now have the capability to configure the circuit breaker property in the backend resource, providing protection for a backend service against being overwhelmed by excessive requests. The circuit breaker property empowers customers to define rules for tripping the circuit breaker, including criteria such as the number or percentage of failure conditions within a defined time interval and a range of status codes indicating failures. With the introduction of this feature, API Management now offers a built-in capability to implement the circuit breaker pattern.

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