Hystrix vs Zookeeper: What are the differences?
What is Hystrix? Latency and fault tolerance library. 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.
What is Zookeeper? Because coordinating distributed systems is a Zoo. A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
Hystrix can be classified as a tool in the "Fault Tolerance Tools" category, while Zookeeper is grouped under "Open Source Service Discovery".
Hystrix is an open source tool with 17.7K GitHub stars and 3.63K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Hystrix's open source repository on GitHub.
Uber Technologies, Pinterest, and Shopify are some of the popular companies that use Zookeeper, whereas Hystrix is used by Intuit, Zalando, and Bodybuilding.com. Zookeeper has a broader approval, being mentioned in 116 company stacks & 48 developers stacks; compared to Hystrix, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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