The Road to Chaos

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:55am10:50am

Nora Jones,


Chaos Engineering is described as “the discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build confidence in the system’s capability to withstand turbulent conditions in production.” 

In this presentation I'll go into why we got started with Chaos Engineering, how we built it with a functional programming language, and the road to cultural acceptance. Surprisingly enough, social acceptance proved to be more difficult than actual implementation. There are several different "levels" of chaos that I recommend introducing before unleashing a full-blown chaos solution. I will go over each of the levels, evaluate how the chaos tool has influenced the process, and leave you with a game plan of how you can culturally and technically introduce fault injection in your organization.

Nora Jones,

I'm a Software Productivity Engineer at I'm passionate about delivering high quality software, improving processes, and promoting efficiency within architecture.

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@conference {201817,
author = {Nora Jones},
title = {The Road to Chaos},
year = {2017},
address = {San Francisco, CA},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = mar

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