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The worst outage I never caused


Julien Goodwin

In 2017 I came one keypress from causing Google's main backbone to largely fall off the Internet. This is the story of how we used that incident as a learning opportunity, how a lack of buy-in hindered further improvements, and how an existing toolkit of python libraries allowed testing and validation tools to be quickly built, preventing any chance of a recurrence.

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Python, PyCon, PyConAU, PyConline

Fri Sep 4 16:35:00 2020 at Obvious

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