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Netflix has released version 2.0 of "Chaos Monkey", the tool it uses to randomly shut down servers so it can figure out what happens under unexpected circumstances. Or as Netflix puts it, "Chaos Monkey is a resiliency tool that helps applications tolerate random instance failures." Chaos Monkey was open-sourced in 2012 and now …

  1. Yugguy

    Chaos Monkey? Or as we call them

    Project staff.

    1. Ian 7

      Re: Chaos Monkey? Or as we call them

      Users, in our case...

  2. Anonymous Custard Silver badge
    Facepalm

    The next bananananana

    I think they must be working on v3 here - the one that doesn't turn a random machine off, but is told to turn a specific one off and then proceeds to turn off an entirely different one by mistake. With enough AI though to ensure that the one that actually goes off is in the middle of doing something important or hosting something mission-critical.

    Then again they pay us peanuts, so it's feasible as to who or what got employed...

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