Quality vs Resilience vs Reliability

date: 11-22-2021

Quality vs Resilience vs Reliability

What about observability, resilience, reliability engineering

Questions that focus on figuring out where people lie on the quality spectrum

Reliability: “How quality changes over time”

quality vs resilience vs reliability

assurance vs verification vs validation

  • Validation is an act, process, or instance to support or collaborate something on a sound authoritative basis.
  • Verification is the act or process of establishing the truth or reality of something.
  • Qualification is an act or process to assure something complies with some condition, standard, or specific requirements.


Reliability is the outcome cloud service providers strive for – it’s the result. Resiliency is the ability of a cloud-based service to withstand certain types of failure and yet remain functional from the customer perspective. In other words, reliability is the outcome and resilience is the way you achieve the outcome. https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2014/03/24/reliability-series-1-reliability-vs-resilience/

https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/blog/system-resilience-part-6-verification-and-validation/ https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/blog/system-resilience-part-5-commonly-used-system-resilience-techniques/


  • System resilience: The degree to which a system rapidly and effectively protects its critical capabilities from harm caused by adverse events and conditions.