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 17.1K Github Stars and 3.48K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Hystrix's open source repository on Github
11 companies use Hystrix including Yammer, Bodybuilding.com, and Zalando.
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Hystrix.