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Graceful Service Degradation (Individual CUJs)

Ensuring non-critical components of a system fail without taking down the entire system. For example, if an ecommerce system loses the ability to checkout, you should still be able to search / browse products and keep a full shopping cart without the whole site becoming unavailable.

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Prerequisites: Leftshift Reliability Design, Microservices

Next: Chaos Testing, Graceful Service Degradation (Universal), Failure Testing in Prod

Related Terms: Microservices, SLOs, Deadline Propagation