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Thursday, June 20 • 3:00pm - 3:25pm
PRO TALK: Automating Resiliency via Chaos Engineering

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Like many large enterprises, Intuit faced significant limitations to test and assure resiliency across complex legacy systems. With the recent migration to public cloud such as AWS, our teams began to proactively test and assure resiliency as part of software and infrastructure pre-release pipelines. By automating resiliency earlier into the product development cycle, we significantly reduced testing cycles from many days of manual efforts to just a few hours via an automated pipeline. This new automation proved invaluable during our tax peak, allowing the team to recover from an incident in just a few minutes. Today, the team is able to programmatically automate test failures in various AWS resources (e.g. Load-balancers, EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, etc.) while also validating system resiliency, alerts, and monitors. As a cloud agnostic enterprise, Intuit utilizes container orchestration system such as Kubernetes and has successfully extended this automation in the cloud. In this talk, we will share how Intuit automated resiliency through Cloud-raider, an in-house tool offering natural language construct for engineers and architects, enables behavior-driven development for resilient systems.

Speakers
avatar for Balaji Arunachalam

Balaji Arunachalam

Director, Engineering, INTUIT INC
Balaji Arunachalam, Director, Engineering. Balaji Arunachalam has been with Intuit for more than 13 year and played leadership roles in various fields including Quality Engineering, Developer Productivity, Operational Excellence and Data Engineering. His passion for automation has... Read More →
avatar for Shan Anwar

Shan Anwar

Staff Software Engineer, INTUIT INC
As an Intuit employee for the past 7 years, Shan Anwar has served as a technical leader of various complex testing initiatives for distributed systems. His technical acumen and passion around automation has led him to create numerous innovative automation solutions and file patents... Read More →


Thursday June 20, 2019 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
DevExec Stage