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  • noun Idempotence.


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  • There is something called idempotency that applies to any API in general and comes in handy in distributed systems in particular.

    root labs rdist 2009

  • POST requests don't get cached (since they don't offer what's called idempotency, or the ability to get the same result from two identical requests).

    Planet Sun 2009

  • Of course another important goal of the lab was to help you wrap your head about how to handle multitenancy (by managing the subscriptions info accordingly) and think a bit about what a real system may need to cope with (for example avoiding to delete all tenant data upon preprovisioning messages, or handle idempotency in case the same message needs to be re-sent).

    Site Home Vittorio Bertocci - MSFT 2011

  • Scenarios, robust message processing & idempotency, handling poison messages

    Site Home joneil 2011

  • For example, multi-tenancy, eventual consistency (concurrency model), de-normalized and horizontally partitioned and shared-nothing data, asynchronous and parallel distributed processing, process redundancy and idempotency, service-oriented composition, etc.; these lead to horizontally scaling architectures that are consisted of a larger number of smaller and loosely coupled distributed components/services.

    Site Home 2010

  • The onus is on the WS publisher to clearly document in the interface what the idempotency criteria is.

    root labs rdist 2009

  • Out of this atomicity you will have to build idempotency.

    MSDN Blogs 2008


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