Netflix Releases Hystrix, A Service For Making Apps In The Cloud More Resilient

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http://techcrunch.com – Netflix is open sourcing its libraries for connecting the numerous services it uses on Amazon Web Services to keep its business running. Dubbed Hystrix, the offering is just another example of how Netflix has become the model for how to deploy and maintain a cloud infrastructure. The Hystrix library controls the interactions between the various distributed services that organizations may use when using a cloud infrastructure. These libraries provide a greater tolerance of latency and failure by isolating points of access between the services. This prevents cascading failures and at the same (IT news)