Measuring the cost and tracking the effectiveness of a high-impact Chaos Engineering program

The practice of Chaos Engineering has established the importance of running resiliency experiments in cloud-native application ecosystems. As the field of Chaos/Resilience Engineering has matured and attained widespread adoption, a need has emerged for engineering organizations to quantify the costs of running such a program. Additionally, sustained investment in any long-running program will require metrics (KPIs) to show effectiveness to Executive Leadership.

In this talk, we will discuss the setup, running and maintenance stages of a high performing Chaos/Resilience engineering program irrespective of the size of the organization. We will analyze the key metrics that should be tracked along with the optimum cadence of chaos exercises. Also, with the rapid advancement of CI/CD tools and cloud deployment technologies, we look at enhancing the impact of chaos engineering by deep integration into the continuous deployment pipeline.


Learning Outcome

  • How to measure the cost of a chaos engineering program?
  • What metrics should be used for tracking the effectiveness?
  • What milestones should be planned in any chaos engineering program?
  • How do other companies view their resilience engineering organizations?

Target Audience

Developers, Technical leads and Architects


schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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