Netflix Releases Chaos Monkey Into the Wild

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http://ectnews.com.feedsportal.com – Netflix on Monday released the source code for its Chaos Monkey tool into the open source jungle. Chaos Monkey is a tool the company built in the Amazon Web Services system. Its job is to randomly kill virtual machines and services within Netflix's architecture. The idea is to test systems in real-world conditions. Chaos Monkey's ability to cause frequent failures forces Netflix's engineers to ensure their infrastructure is built to be resilient. (General)