Netflix and Google launch Kayenta open source canary tool
An open source tool for automated deployment monitoring has been launched by Netflix and Google to help other companies modernise their practices.
Kayenta is a form of ‘canary analysis’ tool which aims to detect problems before they become a serious issue. Fun fact: Coal miners would once take canaries in cages down into the pits as they are especially sensitive to dangerous gases — if a canary dies, the miners knew to make a quick exit.
Netflix first began development on Kayenta for...