FYI Netflix is down

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at
Mon Jul 2 18:20:45 UTC 2012

On Jul 2, 2012 10:53 AM, "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell at> wrote:
> In a message written on Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 12:23:57PM -0400, david
raistrick wrote:
> > When the hardware is outsourced how would you propose testing the
> > non-software components?  They do simulate availability zone issues (and
> > AZ is as close as you get to controlling which internal
> > grid you're attached to).
> Find a provider with a similar methodology.  Perhaps Netflix never
> conducts a power test, but their colo vendor would perform such
> testing.
> If no colo providers exist that share their values on testing, that
> may be a sign that outsourcing it isn't the right answer...
> --
>        Leo Bicknell - bicknell at - CCIE 3440
>         PGP keys at

I suggest using RAIC

Redundant array of inexpensive clouds.

Make your chaos animal go after sites and regions instead of individual VMs.


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