Applying Failure Testing Research @Netflix

2 months ago
Download the slides & audio at InfoQ: Kolton Andrus and Peter Alvaro present how a “big idea” — lineage-driven fault injection — evolved from a theoretical model into an automated failure testing service at Netflix. They describe the challenges (expected as well as unexpected, technical as well as ideological) that arose, and how they […]

Choose Your Own Adventure: Chaos Engineering

2 months ago
Download the slides & audio at InfoQ: Nora Jones talks about different experiences on “Chaos Adventures” including both successes and failures introducing Chaos in an organization. Chaos Engineering can lead to better development processes and procedures and better preparedness for outage. These benefits are available to any company willing to invest in more resilient […]

Scaling Event Sourcing for Netflix Downloads

2 months ago
Download the slides & audio at InfoQ: Phillipa Avery and Robert Reta describe how Netflix successfully launched their Download feature with the use of a Cassandra-backed event sourcing architecture. They describe their event store implementation and cover what they learned along the way, and what they could have done better. Finally, they review some […]

How Netflix Uses Kinesis Streams to Monitor Applications and Analyze Billions of Traffic Flows

4 months ago
Thousands of services work in concert to deliver millions of hours of video streams to Netflix customers every day. These applications vary in size, function, and technology, but they all make use of the Netflix network to communicate. Understanding the interactions between these services is a daunting challenge both because of the sheer volume of […]

BLESS: Better Security and Ops for SSH Access

4 months ago
Bryan Payne talks about BLESS in general: what it is, how it works, and how we can start using it. He explores the Netflix BLESS production architecture and how other companies have used BLESS in different ways. He also talks about Netflix’s deployment and operational details, leveraging BLESS for security insight, and future plans for […]

Container Performance Analysis

7 months ago
Brendan Gregg – Senior Performance Architect, Netflix Containers pose interesting challenges for performance monitoring and analysis, requiring new analysis methodologies and tooling. Resource-oriented analysis, as is common with systems performance tools and GUIs, must now account for both hardware limits and soft limits, as implemented using resource controls including cgroups. The interaction between containers can […]

⚡️ – Feather Knee – Building Applications for Studio in Cloud at Netflix – React Conf 2017

8 months ago

Mastering Chaos – A Netflix Guide to Microservices

9 months ago
Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix. He starts with the basics- the anatomy of a microservice, the challenges around distributed systems, and the benefits. Then he builds on that foundation exploring the cultural, architectural, and operational methods that lead to microservice mastery. Download the slides & audio at […]

Netflix: Multi-Regional Resiliency and Amazon Route 53

11 months ago
Learn more – What happens when you need to move 89 million viewers to a different AWS region? Netflix’s infrastructure, built on AWS, makes it possible to be extremely resilient, even when you’re running services in many AWS Regions simultaneously. In this episode of This is My Architecture, Coburn Watson, Director of Performance and […]
Android Studio: the official IDE for Android

Android Studio: the official IDE for Android

1 year ago
Android Studio provides the fastest tools for building apps on every type of Android device. World-class code editing, debugging, performance tooling, a flexible build system, and an instant build/deploy system all allow you to focus on building unique and high quality apps. All of the professional Android developers use Android Studio to build their apps; […]
Yunong Xiao – Slaying Monoliths with Docker and Node.js, a Netflix Original

Yunong Xiao – Slaying Monoliths with Docker and Node.js, a Netflix Original

2 years ago
Container Camp SF 2016 – Yunong Xiao – Software Engineer at Netflix At Netflix, our data access platform is at the heart of nearly every request from our subscribers. It enables our innovative UIs to efficiently communicate with our bevy of backend services while growing our subscriber base to 75 million members. As a result […]

How to Make Show-Stopping Netflix Socks | Make:

2 years ago
Sometimes a show is so good, you just can’t stop. And the next thing you know, zzzzz. Netflix socks use actigraphy to detect when you’ve dozed off and send a signal to your TV, automatically pausing your show. See what it takes to make Netflix socks and find instructions to make your own at […]