back to article Chaos is good for you, says first 'state of chaos engineering' report

The 2021 State of Chaos Engineering report from Gremlin, based on a survey of 400 companies, has shown a correlation between high availability and frequent use of chaos engineering. Chaos engineering is the practice of deliberately injecting faults into a service to test its resilience. AWS is introducing its own version of …

  1. Howard Sway Silver badge

    Chaos engineering is becoming more popular,

    It's been highly popular since I started work in the industry 25 years ago.

    "the practice of deliberately injecting faults into a service to test its resilience" would be nice if any fault free systems existed. But releasing buggy software in order to get to market quicker despite the known bugs is enough deliberately injecting faults for most software development teams to cope with in the first place.

    1. HildyJ Silver badge

      Re: Chaos engineering is becoming more popular,

      My life is chaos. So I guess I'm doing it right.

  2. Jay Lenovo

    Ratio of High Availabiliy to Testing

    ...which is directly related to cost.

    ...which is why so much software comes with a readme.txt full of chaos yet to be resolved.

  3. You aint sin me, roit Silver badge

    It used to be called "testing"

    I suppose "tester" doesn't sound sexy enough compared to "chaos engineer".

    Just more bullshit bingo.

    Like every time Bozza calls schools safe but "vectors for transmission "... you just know he's thinking "Fucking look at me, using words like vector, I'm so clever".

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