Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Stabilizing and Reinforcing H-E-B's Existing Curbside Fulfillment Systems While Reinventing Them

While going through the process of reinventing H-E-B's curbside and home delivery fulfillment systems, we had to spend significant effort to stabilize and reinforce the existing mission-critical systems to give us the cover needed to get to the finish line. It took a blend of utilizing new services as anti-corruption layers as well as addressing complex technical debt and performance issues to improve our uptime and reduce business impact. It also took using our newly developed chaos engineering mindset to get creative in introducing failure to validate our fixes.