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Should I return a 429 or 503 status code to a bot?

We are doing some work to block excessive bots. We are throttling requests based on IP. In the past, using IIS, we have returned a 503 error to the client. Someone suggested that a 429 is more ...
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Is there any way to simulate a slow connection between my server and an iPad (without installing anything on the server)?

Some of our webapp users have difficulty on slower connections. I"m trying to get a better idea of what that "speed barrier is" so I'd like to be able to test a variety of connection speeds. I've ...
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Any tools to limit my bandwidth to 56k to test how long it takes to load my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I simulate a slow connection for page load? Which software or method could I use to limit my connection speed to 56k or other amounts, and load up a webpage I am ...
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Will Checking Existence Of Email Be Throttled By Email Servers?

As part of a web application I am building, I must check if a particular email address exists. This check may be performed at around 1000 times an hour at a given server. Is there any mail server ...
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My shared-host tells me that they're throttling my website because of MySQL, what can I do?

My shared-host tells me that they're throttling my website because of MySQL, what can I do? I'm not familiar enough with performance tuning of MySQL, generally MySQL just works for me. What questions ...