GOTO 2020 • Getting Started with Chaos Engineering • Nora Jones, Casey Rosenthal & James Wickett

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTOBookClub

Nora Jones - Co-Author of "Chaos Engineering"
Casey Rosenthal - Co-Author of "Chaos Engineering"
James Wickett - Founder of Open Source Project Gauntlt

Today we have the authors of the Chaos Engineering book sharing key takeaways from the book and from their experience working on chaos projects. This Book Club episode is an expansion of a recent interview between Nora Jones and Casey Rosenthal on the comedic Chaos Community Broadcast []. We now include expanded conversation, including discussion about Nora's work with the Learning from Incidents community.

Chaos engineering is much more than just hype. Get the map and compass that you need to navigate the stormy waters of distributed systems while optimizing to meet business goals. Casey Rosenthal and Nora Jones, authors of “Chaos Engineering,” highlight some of the best practices that famous companies like Netflix and Capital One use to break (or not break) their systems in productions, so that you can get a taste of it.
The interview is based on Nora Jones's and Casey Rosenthal's new book "Chaos Engineering":

00:00 Series intro
00:48 Episode intro
01:10 Nora's journey to chaos engineering
04:20 To what would you attribute your success?
08:05 Collaboration and learning from incidents
13:38 Netflix and chaos engineering
16:49 A facilitator's role in chaos engineering
22:32 Differences between chaos engineering & root cause analysis
24:07 Best way to adapt a post-mortem template
25:57 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:

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