How to rate-limit automations?

How can I configure an automation to only run (or complete given n steps) if it hasn’t run within t hours or minutes?

I have a couple automations that watch for various sporadic updates to tables in my base. On occasion, these updates happen close together and trigger more actions than needed by the users of the base.

Airtable automations do not have rate limiting.

You need to carefully design your triggers and actions to avoid flooding the system with multiple automation runs.

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