[trustable-software] No silent failures?

Paul Sherwood paul.sherwood at codethink.co.uk
Thu Jul 28 21:11:18 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-28 18:40, Niall Dalton wrote:
> Some services learned this the hard way, going through the transition
> of "we have no clue whats happening" -> "we have lots of data but no
> understanding" -> "oh bugger, we have exquisite data on just how 
> badly
> were screwed" -> "practically speaking, were doing ok". But most
> systems I look at are disturbingly early in the cycle.

After discussion with colleagues, I christen this The Dalton Cycle [1] 
or Dalton's Loop of Doom :)

I think this is the first concrete proof we may need a wiki or similar, 
to document outputs.

[1] https://goo.gl/5ABmCQ

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