API Management: Advanced caching and throttling policies

January 4, 2016 jason Uncategorized 0 Comments

We are excited to announce a number of new policies to extend the caching and throttling capabilities of API Management.


  • The cache-lookup-value and cache-store-value policies enable caching arbitrary pieces of data at arbitrary points during policy execution.
  • The quota-by-key and rate-limit-by-key policies allow partitioning quota and rate limits by using custom key values. This gives developers a finer degree of control over throttling to prevent denial-of-service attacks and to enable usage based tiers for end users.

Advanced caching policies can support scenarios such as:


Advanced throttling policies support scenarios such as:


Get started


Learn how to use advanced caching and flexible throttling policies in the following guides.


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Source: Microsoft Azure News

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