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How network clients need to participate in fault tolerance
Top tips on best practices here:
Colm's thread on shuffle sharding reminded me of how important it is that clients participate in fault tolerance, and how frustrated I get when a client library *doesn't* do this by default in my application. Let's talk about some best practices!


Bottom line: use Hystrix :)
retries  fault-tolerance  networking  tcp  http  exponential-backoff  ip 
august 2018 by jm
Good explanation of exponential backoff
I've often had to explain this key feature verbosely, and it's hard to do without handwaving. Great to have a solid, well-explained URL to point to
exponential-backoff  backoff  retries  reliability  web-services  http  networking  internet  coding  design 
march 2014 by jm

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