GOTO 2019 • Battle of the Circuit Breakers: Resilience4J vs Istio • Nicolas Frankel

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This presentation was recorded at GOTO Berlin 2019. #GOTOcon #GOTOber

Nicolas Frankel - Developer Advocate at Hazelcast

Kubernetes in general, and Istio in particular, have changed a lot the way we look at Ops-related constraints: monitoring, load-balancing, health checks, etc. Before those products became available, there were already available solutions to handle those constraints.
Among them is Resilience4J, a Java library. From the site: "Resilience4j is a fault tolerance library designed for Java8 and functional programming." In particular, Resilience4J provides an implementation of the Circuit Breaker pattern, which prevents a network or service failure from cascading to other services. But now Istio also provides the same capability.
In this talk, we will have a look at how Istio and Resilience4J implement the Circuit Breaker pattern, and what pros/cons each of [...]

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#Kubernetes #k8s #Microservices #Istio #Resilience4J #Java #SoftwareArchitecture #DevOps

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