What is Failure modes? #

Failure modes is community of software practitioners that likes share and discuss about the failure modes they have seen in real life.

We host meetup in Bangalore, India. Meetups are invite only and follow Chatham House Rule to ensure an safe space to share failures.

Chatham House Rule: When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

Source - chathamhouse.org

See Meetup page for more details about meetup.

Browse around this website, and expore the collection of incidents and learn from literature on how and why software systems fail, and how we can build better systems

Why Failure modes? #

Running things in production is hard and running distributed systems in production is extra hard.

Failure Modes is an effort to curate resources and stories from the community, to learn and get better at running large scale software in production.

Contributing to Failure modes #

  • Observed an interesting failure mode in your day to day job?, saw and intesting post incident report from a company?, create an issue to add that to our collection.

  • Wrote a blogpost about a failure you saw in production? create an issue with blogpost link to add it to our collection.

  • Saw something intesting about failure modes on the internet? create an issue and share the link. It can be anything from incident postmortems, blog posts, projects, talks, tweets, research, etc.

Huge thanks to our contributors :bowing_man: :bowing_woman: :tada:

Have suggestions or questions, reach out to Suraj on twitter @electron0zero or open an issue

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