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Add rate limit docs

Michael Kozono requested to merge mk/add-rate-limit-docs into master

What does this MR do?

Attempts to clarify rate limits, which are currently very confusing for users, admins, and even GitLab employees.

  • Adds a document for rate limits
  • Adds a document for Admin Area > Network > User and IP rate limits
  • Reframes the existing Rack Attack document as "Rack Attack initializer"
  • Attempts to steer admins to the simpler throttles in Admin Area settings
  • Adds a centralized doc at doc/security/ that links to all of the above

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  • Follow the Documentation Guidelines and Style Guide.
  • Link docs to and from the higher-level index page, plus other related docs where helpful.
  • Apply the ~Documentation label.

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Edited by Michael Kozono

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