Luke Kosewski describes Flow, how it adds value to a microservice architecture, what preconditions must be met for such a recovery mechanism to succeed, and tells the story of a 2015 Q4 outage.
Josh Long looks at how high performance organizations like Ticketmaster, Alibaba, and Netflix make short work of that complexity with Spring Boot and Spring Cloud.
Andrew Spyker and Sharma Podila talk about the motivations and the technology powering container deployment on top of the AWS EC2 service, sharing results and lessons learned.
Katharina Probst talks about the situations in which server-side scripting is a good solution for applications. She describes Netflix’s first approach, which uses Groovy scripts.
Peter Bakas presents in detail how Netflix has used Kafka, Samza, Docker, and Linux to implement a multi-tenant pipeline processing 700B events/day in the Amazon AWS cloud.
Roy Rapoport discusses the power of alignment (or lack thereof) using real-world examples, his experience introducing Python in production, and the organizational structures and culture within Netflix
The authors present how lineage-driven fault injection evolved from a theoretical model into an automated failure testing system that leverages Netflix’s fault injection and tracing infrastructures.
Josh Evans discusses architectural patterns used by Netflix to enable seamless, multi-region traffic management, reliable, fast data propagation, and efficient service infrastructure.
Sangeeta Narayanan looks at the role of containers in simplifying and increasing the reliability of the process of releasing and operating the Netflix software.
Jafar Husain provides an inside look at the innovative Falcor, the open source JS data access framework that powers the Netflix UIs and the new UI design patterns it enables.
Josh Evans uses the Netflix Operations Engineering team as a case study to explore the challenges faced by centralized engineering teams and approaches to addressing those challenges.
Nitesh Kant describes how embracing asynchrony in Netflix applications, from networking to business processing, creates gracefully degrading and highly resilient applications.