Hystrix is a latency and fault tolerance library designed to isolate points of access to remote systems, services and 3rd party libraries, stop cascading failure and enable resilience in complex distributed systems where failure is inevitable. (by Netflix)


Basic Hystrix repo stats
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Netflix/Hystrix is an open source project licensed under Apache License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

Hystrix Alternatives

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  • GitHub repo javaslang-circuitbreaker

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  • GitHub repo kuma

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Hystrix alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Hystrix has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-05-02.
  • How to avoid cascading failures using Circuit Breaker?
    dev.to | 2021-05-02
    Netflix Hystrix
  • Service Mesh - Introduction
    dev.to | 2021-01-31
    An in-process solution, a library such as Netflix Hystrix or Twitter Finagle might be a more appropriate and effective way to address your service communication pain points.
  • Fantastic Microservice and the Sorcerer's Circuit Breaker
    dev.to | 2021-01-13
    Netflix has its own circuit breaker library called Hystrix. The description of the library says,
  • What's the best way to manage request failure of third-party api with an api gateway
    What I've done in the past though is (in java) use a library ( https://github.com/Netflix/Hystrix ) that will effectively allow you to run code as a fallback if some criteria activates