OData supports three metadata levels for the JSON format, namely -
No Metadata as the name suggests does not include control information other than nextLink and count. Minimal metadata responses usually include context, etag, deltalink etc. whereas full metadata responses ...
Loading large data can be slow. Services often rely on pagination to load the data incrementally to improve the response times and the user experience. Paging can be server-driven or client-driven:
In client-driven paging, the client decides how many records it wants to load and asks the server for that many records. ...