A 6KB Circuit Breaker For Java EE Released

breakr v0.0.2 was released.

...and now you can close the circuit:

public class Brittle {

    @IgnoreCallsWhen(failures = 2,slowerThanMillis = 10)
    public void unstableAndSlow(){

    public void reset() {}

breakr is available in maven central as 6KB, no dependency jar:


Also checkout https://github.com/AdamBien/porcupine for 16KB implementation of bulkheads and handshaking.

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Hi Adam,

Shouldn't be the circuit opened to interrupt current ? ;)


Posted by Emmanuel on November 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM CET #

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