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Map Data Services not provide resource set regularly RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    Each time i am hiting the webservice URL below

    http://dev.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/Locations/44.924254,-93.366859?o=JSON&key=Bing API Key(i am using my binkmap Api Key)

    Most of the times it returns empty resourceset. Some times it return result.

    Please let me know the reason why it happening?

    Monday, March 10, 2014 1:37 PM

Answers

  • I answer this question about twice a week on the forums. If you are getting empty results you are likely being rate limited. Rate limiting occurs when the frequency of request are such that your account could exceed the free terms of use. Rate limiting also occurs on all trial and basic (non-enterprise) keys when the service is under a lot of load. This is done to prioritize Enterprise (licensed/paying customer) requests. If you look at the header of the response you will see a flag there that indicates the request has been rate limited. This is documented on this page:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff701703.aspx

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    Monday, March 10, 2014 3:41 PM