Building and maintaining complex distributed systems
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Aaron Blohowiak

Aaron Blohowiak
Senior Software Engineer, Netflix

Aaron Blohowiak is a senior software engineer on the Chaos and Traffic team at Netflix. Aaron has a decade of experience taking down production, learning from mistakes, and striving to build ever more resilient systems.


4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
Resilience Engineering
Location: LL21 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Aaron Blohowiak (Netflix)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Chaos Monkey and Kong changed the culture around infrastructure failure, but the most common cause of downtime is service failure. Turning off an entire service in production is too risky. Aaron Blohowiak offers an overview of precision chaos techniques that verify service-level fault tolerance and reveal hidden resource constraints while minimizing potential fallout. Read more.