Recently I had an opportunity to try out implementing a Proof of Concept for our experiences to have some degree of resilience against transient errors. Our upstream APIs are built on Microsoft Web API, which are pretty reliable, the downstream legacy mainframe systems we rely on however, are extremely unstable. Throwing transient errors at all hours of the day, any day of the week. Some go into maintenance mode every night for up to two hours!

Surely we are not the only one having this plague of legacy systems, someone must have solved it, all I need is to google it, copy and paste, done. To my surprise, everywhere I looked, everyone is giving a solution that is too naive, almost borderline incorrect to be used in production. …

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