Chaos Monkey

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Netflix Does Its Tech Homework

Dana Blankenhorn | Seeking Alpha | July 31, 2012

When people here and elsewhere look at Netflix (NFLX) they see a content company, a sales channel for Hollywood. They may compare it with other channels or they may focus on its growing costs. What no one seems to do is consider Netflix as a technology play. So let's look at that. Read More »

Netflix Open Source Cloud-testing Chaos Monkey

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | July 30, 2012

Netflix has open sourced Chaos Monkey, a service designed to terminate cloud computing instances in a controlled manner so companies can ensure their applications keep running when a virtual server dies unexpectedly. In the past year, Chaos Monkey has terminated more than 65,000 of Netflix’s instances. Read More »