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TokenBucket 2.0!
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 8:07p   Bob Balaban
Greetings, Geeks! I went back and looked at the code I posted here several months ago for doing time-based access counting. I realized that it could be improved and cleaned up just a bit, so I'm sharing a revised version with you here. import java.util.Date; import java.util.LinkedList; public class TimeBasedAccessList { // This is the list of time values. New entries are always // added at the "tail", so the "head" is always the oldest value. //
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Token bucket!
Sun, Jun 8th 2014 11:10a   Bob Balaban
Greetings, geeks! I came across this problem on a project I'm doing: given a RESTful API on a web application server, how do you "throttle" calls so that a given authenticated user can only make a certain number of calls (N) per time interval (W), where both N and W are configurable. The solution I came up with is basically a “Token Bucket” with a sliding time window. What surprised me when I got something working was how easy it really was to implement. The context in whi




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