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Excuse me, what just happened? Resilience is tough when your failure is due to a 'sequence of events that was almost impossible to foresee'

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Partial Failures

Partial failures are the hardest to spot and defend against. So many times I see high-availability systems die because they failed in an obscure and non-obvious way.

And as we make our systems more complex & interconnected (ironically to try and make them more resilient!) they become more susceptible to catastrophic outages caused by partial failures.

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