A Discussion on Circuit Breaks in the Microservices Architecture

  • Explain Circuit Breaks (off course);
  • Talk about the benefits and hardships of using them;
  • Demonstrate tradeoffs between some implementations and;
  • Engage you readers in the discussion to suggest, share and criticize.

Well, but still…what the hell is a Circuit Break?

Health Microservices Communication (a) and Unhealthy Microservices Communication (b).

Circuit Break Design

Circuit Break Flow — Adapted from [2]
Microservices with CB transition example from Closed (a) to Open (b).

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Eric Barroca

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Software Engineer since 2011, Master in Space Systems Engineering and currently working with AWS/Kubernetes and .Net Core to improve teams DevOps experience.

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