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What is Hystrix?

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.
Hystrix is a tool in the Fault Tolerance Tools category of a tech stack.
Hystrix is an open source tool with 24K GitHub stars and 4.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Hystrix's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Hystrix?

26 companies reportedly use Hystrix in their tech stacks, including Intuit, Zalando, and Groww.

107 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hystrix.

Hystrix Integrations

Pros of Hystrix
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Hystrix's Features

  • Latency and Fault Tolerance
  • Realtime Operations
  • Concurrency

Hystrix Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hystrix?
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Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
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Hystrix's Followers
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