Circuit Breaker pattern

Circuit Breaker Pattern

Circuit breakers help to avoid one failing component tearing down other dependent services in a domino effect. The key idea is for a service to fail fast if a dependent resource is not available, as opposed to waiting for a timeout/error for each service invocation during the period in which the dependent resource is down.

September 21, 2018 · 4 min · 752 words · Pradeep Loganathan