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Tim Wintle timwintle at
Wed Feb 6 16:55:58 GMT 2013

On Tue, 2013-02-05 at 18:37 +0000, Andy Davies wrote:
> On 5 February 2013 17:21, Paul Harwood <paul at> wrote:
> > Why go to that length?Just run you own distributed cloud and hire a bad
> > electrician that doesn't work weekends. it will not only sharpen your
> > resilience strategy but also increase your creative vocabulary of swear
> > words.
> >
> Data centers are complex beasts and keeping them up and running is pretty
> hard work - Mike Christian of Yahoo did a good talk on this

I believe Paul was talking about the length of writing your own chaos
monkey just to force there to be failures - as you say, just put a
datacentre up and leave it if you want to see failures.