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Can Chaos Coerce Clarity from Compounding Complexity? Certainly.

by Gremlin

Let's go Black Swan hunting together. This is a very different kind of hunting, and the tool we need is chaos. You see, the swans we're hunting aren't sitting in a tranquil pond or gliding majestically over a clear lake on a beautiful, sunny day.

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Let's go Black Swan hunting together. This is a very different kind of hunting, and the tool we need is chaos. You see, the swans we're hunting aren't sitting in a tranquil pond or gliding majestically over a clear lake on a beautiful, sunny day. These swans are hiding in your products. They are hiding in your architecture, your infrastructure, and every dark-corner-turned-refuge created by layer upon layer of increasing system complexity. And these swans, these Black Swans, are not friendly or majestic creatures. They are wild maniacs, whose singular purpose is to watch your products burn. So suit up! Grab some coffee, put on something comfortable, and follow me, chaos tools in hand. Let's get some birds.

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Can Chaos Coerce Clarity from Compounding Complexity? Certainly.
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About the author

Gremlin is a Chaos Engineering service on a mission to help build a more reliable internet. Their solutions turn failure into resilience by offering engineers a fully hosted SaaS platform to safely experiment on complex systems, in order to identify weaknesses before they impact customers and cause revenue loss. Founded by CEO Kolton Andrus and CTO Matthew Fornaciari in 2016, the company has since raised $26.8Million in funding from Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, and Amplify Partners. Existi... more

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