Docker hangs during build

Yesterday I had a strange problem with Docker during a build process. I use Linux Mint. I didn’t have enough space at the main system directory /. By default, Docker saves all data (images, volumes, etc.) in /var/lib/docker. Firstly I wanted to move this directory to the /home, but unfortunately, there was probably a problem with encryption, and Docker’s daemon couldn’t start properly. The second option was to move the directory to a hdd drive. But it also wasn’t a piece of cake (just Linux user normal day 😀 ).  

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Circuit Breaker

In most systems, we use remote calls. Many factors may have an impact on these remote calls e.g. network latency, server availability and so on. So we should assume that something can go wrong. These calls can be potential bottlenecks, we don’t want user waiting for the response from the server very long, because external API is very slow or not available. Also if we have a few services which communicate with each other we shouldn’t aggravate the situation when one of them has too much traffic and slow down significantly. So how to do it correctly?

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