circuitbreaker

circuit breaker is used to provide stability and prevent cascading failures in distributed systems

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node-circuitbreaker

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circuit breaker is a node.js implementation of the Circuit Breaker pattern. When properly configured it can aid in providing stability and prevent cascading failures in distributed systems.

Installation

npm install circuitbreaker

Examples

See the examples for more working sample code.

var circuitBreaker = require('circuitbreaker');

var loadDataFromRemoteServer = function (id, callback) {
  if (id < 0) {
    return callback(new Error('error loading data ' + id));
  } else {
    return callback(null, 'data for id ' + id);
  }
};

var breaker = circuitBreaker(loadDataFromRemoteServer, {timeout: 10, maxFailures: 3, resetTimeout: 30});

breaker(23).then(console.log);

breaker(-1).fail(console.log);
breaker(-1).fail(console.log);
breaker(-1).fail(console.log);

breaker(32).fail(function(err) {
  console.log('failed because breaker is open', err);
});

setTimeout(function () {
  breaker(32).then(function (data) {
    console.log('loaded data because circuit reset after timeout: ', data);
  });
}, 35);

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2013 Ryan Fitzgerald

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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