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Troubleshooting Apache Zookeeper like a CSI

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How would you investigate bugs in Apache Zookeeper?

Many engineering teams leverage Apache Zookeeper to build highly available systems at scale. As with any complex system you hope everything performs as expected. But occasionally bugs arise requiring resources with forensic skills, similar to those of a detective, to be on the ready to investigate and fix them. Register and learn about how PagerDuty engineers discovered the Zookeeper Poison Packet and how they:

  • Discovered bugs across multiple systems
  • Investigated the bugs to better understand underlying issues
  • Solved issues quickly and methodically to maintain high availability


Evan Gilman
Operations Engineer
Arup Chakrabarti
Director, Infrastructure