Sunday, March 04, 2012

Erlang Presentation

Let It Crash ... Except When You Shouldn't
http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Let-It-Crash

Erlang is a language built around fault tolerance concepts.

Chaos Monkey -- (NetFlix) taking down portions of a system deliberately to test fault tolerance and degraded, but functional performance. Reminds me of work I did at CERL (PLATO) for the zdegraded system variable.

Ran across an interesting blog posting (NetFlix again) about Lessons Learned Using Amazon Web Services.

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