Creating Resilient Distributed Applications that Thrive in the Face of Chaos Monkeys


Chaos engineering - made mainstream by Netflix is a discipline of building and testing distributed applications to ensure it can withstand unexpected disruptions. Software built using chaos principles and tested by an army of chaos monkeys ensures systems can survive failure and temporary disruptions. In this talk, we will build a resilient distributed event driven application that can survive failures. We will then dive deeper into the architecture of such distributed applications, what makes them resilient to failures and how it helps with increase in business complexity without sacrificing developer velocity. Towards the end, we will take a look at Netflix Conductor and architecture principles of the platform that enables such distributed applications.


Viren Baraiya

CTO & Co-Founder @Orkes

Viren is CTO and co-founder at Orkes – a company that works closely with the developer community and provides a cloud delivered SaaS offering for the popular Netflix Conductor workflow and microservices orchestration platform. Viren was one of the original creators of Conductor.

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Tuesday Jun 13 / 02:55PM EDT ( 50 minutes )


Williamsburg / Greenpoint


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