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Using Chaos Toolkit to Determine Resiliency for Your Web App


Introduction Chaos engineering is the process through which one can conduct a series of experiments in order to build confidence in a system’s capability to withstand unexpected behavior.

Objective The objective of this talk is to help developers working on Python-based web apps to learn about how they can use a simple toolkit to carry out such chaos experiments. The Chaos toolkit ( would help Python developers to customize their experiments as per their project requirements. This can be further automated leveraging CI/CD and Cloud technologies to be able to maintain resiliency in production apps.

Problem statement More often than not developers face a lot of issues when scaling their applications or when certain unpredictable situations occur. Using the Chaos toolkit developers can determine the resiliency of their application under a chaos situation. In addition, developers can create custom experiments that could be automated to identify failures before they become outages. The session will demonstrate how to achieve a better resiliency using the Chaos toolkit for existing web applications.

Takeaways Key takeaways from this sessions: * Understanding important concepts of Chaos engineering * Learn what is meant by steady state hypothesis and create experiments for your Python based web app * Automating the process through CI/CD

Demo solution highlights Following are the highlights: * Demonstrating how to setup your first experiment using Chaos toolkit * Defining steady-state-hypothesis, probes and controls * Running the experiment under various chaos conditions

#PWC2022 attracted nearly 375 attendees from 36 countries and 21 time zones making it the biggest and best year yet. The highly engaging format featured 90 speakers, 6 tracks (including 80 talks and 4 tutorials) and took place virtually on March 21-25, 2022 on LoudSwarm by Six Feet Up.

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