Gamification of Kubernetes Chaos Testing

Paul Klinker
6 min readAug 19, 2020
Spaceship shooting aliens.


Ever since I read about Netflix’s Chaos Monkey, I’ve been intrigued by the idea of chaos testing Kubernetes-based systems. The best way I’ve seen chaos testing explained is to imagine a monkey running through a data center, pulling out wires and pushing buttons — essentially causing chaos.

Paul Klinker

Paul is a Principal Engineer at ManTech specializing in DevOps and enterprise software development.