Testing in Production: the hard parts

Cindy Sridharan
Sep 29 · 31 min read

Blast Radius

Prevention and Mitigation of Test Mishaps

Safe and Staged Deploys

Quick Service Restoration

To Crash or Not To Crash

Change One Thing At A Time

Multi-tiered Isolation

Divorce the Control Plane from the Data Plane

Control planes all the way down.

Eschew Global Synchronized State

Other Considerations

Client Resilience and Client-Side Metrics

Invest in Observability


Cindy Sridharan

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