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Going Nuclear: Modeling Threats to Distributed Systems

The Risks I’d say we glossed over the solution a bit, and we did that purposefully because investing a lot of effort into designing a system without understanding the risks is, well, a waste of time. We just need enough to get things moving. We have a good idea of what we want to build for now, so lets try and understand some of the risks. Our initial design looks something like this: When we consider the risk of something, we consider the chance that thing might occur. We need to weigh the chance of that thing occurring with the effect it would have…