Amazon API Gateway integration timeout limit increase beyond 29 seconds

Posted on: Jun 4, 2024

Amazon API Gateway now enables customers to increase their integration timeout beyond the prior limit of 29 seconds. This setting represents the maximum amount of time API Gateway will wait for a response from the integration to complete. You can raise the integration timeout to greater than 29 seconds for Regional REST APIs and private REST APIs, but this might require a reduction in your account-level throttle quota limit. With this launch, customers with workloads requiring longer timeouts, such as Generative AI use cases with Large Language Models (LLMs), can leverage API Gateway.

Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. APIs act as the "front door" for applications to access data, business logic, or functionality from your backend services. Using API Gateway, you can create RESTful APIs and WebSocket APIs that enable real-time two-way communication applications. API Gateway supports containerized and serverless workloads, as well as web applications.

This new capability to increase integration timeout limits for Regional and private REST APIs is available in all AWS Regions at no additional cost. To learn more, see API Gateway documentation.