Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR

Open chaos engineering in action

Russ Miles (ChaosIQ)
9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Open Source
Location: Portland 252
Secondary topics:  Open Source
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Software developers, site reliability engineers, software architects, DevOps practitioners, and operations engineers




Russ Miles walks you through establishing effective chaos engineering teams at scale. You’ll learn how chaos experiments and chaos APIs based on open standards provide the foundation for both organizational and industry learning when it comes to improving system resilience.


  • How chaos engineering, chaos experiments, and chaos findings are used to establish resilience engineering and lead to more reliable systems
  • Key emerging open standards for chaos engineering based on the Open Chaos Initiative
  • Applying standards using the reference implementation in the free and open source Chaos Toolkit and platforms
  • Collaborating and sharing your experiments and findings with others
  • Scheduling and governing how your chaos experiments are executed against your critical systems

What you'll learn

  • Learn to establish a resilience engineering capability at any scale to help establish more reliable systems
  • Understand how to apply open standards and open source to adopt the right tools to support your resilience and chaos engineering capabilities
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Russ Miles


Russ Miles is CEO of ChaosIQ.io, where he and his team build commercial and open source products and provide services to companies applying chaos engineering to build confidence in the resilience of their production systems. Russ is an international consultant, trainer, speaker, and author. His most recent book, Antifragile Software: Building Adaptable Software with Microservices, explores how to apply chaos engineering to construct and manage complex, distributed systems in production with confidence.