Avoiding ping flood in ASP.NET Core health checks

Thing I left out from my post about ASP.NET Core health checks was the old legacy system we all know. It works and nobody wants to touch it. Other systems must be very careful with it because it is easy to break it down with load. Of course, there’s no way for us to replace or fix the elder monster. Here’s how to make sure we don’t take it accidentally down with too frequent ping checks or ping flood.

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