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Keeping Movies Running Amid Thunderstorms!

In 2008, Netflix began to see traction in its new mode of video delivery -- video streaming to devices in the home and in your pocket. As part of this transition, we are witnessing a shift in our traffic patterns and in the expectations of our customers regarding availability. Specifically, as we become indistinguishable from TV, we cannot afford service downtimes, planned or otherwise. To complicate matters further, our systems operate in AWS, where we have less control over networking, persistence, virtualization, etc... In an effort to build a highly-available system using a sometimes-unavailable cloud, Netflix must adopt new deployment paradigms and new ways of testing reliability. From red-black deployments to the Simian army to reliable Cassandra clusters to new features in our platfrom service layer and more, we are investing in reliability across the board.

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  • Brian J.

    good talk

    December 7, 2011

  • Mohan Singh R.

    Will a video of the presentation be posted? Unfortunately, I was unable to attend though I was very keen on doing so.

    December 7, 2011

  • Guolin C.

    That's a large scale live example of harness AWS and virtual computing from a branded business.

    December 7, 2011

  • Ariel T.

    Another great presentation by Sid!

    December 7, 2011

  • Prasanna I.

    Many thanks to Sid and team for a great presentation. great work! Thanks to Sebastian for organizing the event.

    December 7, 2011

  • Adarsh U

    Absolutely! Excellent presentation and knowledge sharing.

    December 7, 2011

  • Shreeshankar C.

    thanks Sebastin, Sid and team..this was my first meetup event, absolutely loved the atmosphere and the energy there..keep up doing the good work..I'll look forward to attend more meetups of this group..thanks!

    December 7, 2011

  • Siddharth "Sid" A.

    Folks! Thanks for coming and posing such challenging questions. Sebastian, thanks for organizing this. Folks, feel free to connect with me on linked in ([masked]).


    December 6, 2011

  • Sebastian

    This will indeed be recorded.

    December 6, 2011

  • Robin Z.

    Will this be recorded? Thanks!

    December 4, 2011

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