Embracing Chaos: An Introduction to Chaos Engineering at Audible

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 18:30
Source: 
Continuous Delivery : NYC
Attendees: 
150
City: 
New York

ABSTRACT
With Chaos Engineering, the goal is to purposefully experiment with failure scenarios within software systems to verify and test the resiliency of a large system. In a distributed system at Amazon scale like Audible, a single point of failure can affect millions of users. Come learn more about how we test disruptions and failures like datacenter outages, network latency, host failures, massive requests, and others to ensure the customer experience never suffers. Learn how we embrace chaos to make things better for our users and how you can too.

SPEAKER
Tyler manages Audible’s Consumption Services and API team. The team builds the services that power listening across Audible. Whenever you download or stream a book through Audible’s app, Alexa, or the website, these services power it. A member of Audible for 6 years, Tyler has worked across Audible’s website and services, enhancing the ordering and listening experiences. An avid homebrewer, marathoner, and dad of twins, Tyler enjoys bringing new technologies and methodologies to improve Audible.

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Audible’s mission is to unleash the power of the spoken word. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of listeners around the world. Whether they’re working out, driving, cooking or relaxing on the beach, we’re transforming the way people spend their time, opening new worlds and fresh ideas. From day one, we’ve been unleashing the power of the spoken word to inspire, offer insight, teach, and persuade. Ours is an extraordinary tale – and we’re just getting started.

Audible reinvented a media category, becoming a leading destination for digital entertainment and a powerhouse of creative, original spoken-word content. We’re inspired by artistic creativity, emergent technologies, and the glories of the human spectrum. We are vigilant observers of the world around us. Here, we imagine without fear, we disrupt the status quo and we work on projects that shatter preconceptions.

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