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Petabytes Scale Analytics Infrastructure @Netflix

Posted by Tom Gianos  on  Feb 15, 2017 Posted by Tom Gianos Dan Weeks  on  Feb 15, 2017

Tom Gianos and Dan Weeks discuss Netflix' overall big data platform architecture, focusing on Storage and Orchestration, and how they use Parquet on AWS S3 as their data warehouse storage layer.

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Beam aboard the Eclipse User Storage Service

Posted by Christopher Guindon  on  Jun 09, 2016 Posted by Christopher Guindon Denis Roy  on  Jun 09, 2016

Christopher Guindon and Denis Roy introduce Eclipse USS and its SDK, discussing plans for its future and showing how to get started using this service.

52:36

Elements of Scale

Posted by Ben Stopford  on  Oct 07, 2015 Posted by Ben Stopford  on  Oct 07, 2015

Ben Stopford examines tools, mechanisms and tradeoffs that allow a data architecture to scale, from disk formats to fully blown architectures for real-time storage, streaming and batch processing.

48:03

Zen: Pinterest's Graph Storage Service

Posted by Xun Liu  on  Dec 25, 2014 Posted by Xun Liu Raghavendra Prabhu  on  Dec 25, 2014

This talk goes over the design motivation for Zen and describe its internals including the API, type system and HBase backend.

39:18

Solidifying the Cloud: How Google Backs up the Internet

Posted by Raymond Blum  on  Oct 26, 2014 Posted by Raymond Blum  on  Oct 26, 2014

Raymond Blum discusses some of the challenges, solutions and discarded alternatives in creating durable storage systems at Google scale.

32:03

The Code that Isn't There

Posted by Scott Vokes  on  Aug 20, 2013 Posted by Scott Vokes  on  Aug 20, 2013

Scott Vokes presents some lesser-known data structures and shows how probability distributions and content-addressable storage can become tools to shape global system behavior.

42:55

Building a Reliable Data Store

Posted by Jeremy Edberg  on  Feb 07, 2013 Posted by Jeremy Edberg  on  Feb 07, 2013

Jeremy Edberg presents the data stores used by Netflix and Reddit, some of the best practices and lessons for surviving outages.

46:03

Building Google Cloud Storage

Posted by Nathan Herring  on  Jan 31, 2013 Posted by Nathan Herring  on  Jan 31, 2013

Nathan Herring presents the available storage options at Google, the ideal characteristics of a storage service, and the actual implementation of Google Cloud Storage.

Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale

Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1 Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1

Serkan Piantino discusses news feeds at Facebook: the basics, infrastructure used, how feed data is stored, and Centrifuge – a storage solution.

Building Cloud Services with Riak

Posted by Andy Gross  on  Oct 29, 2012 Posted by Andy Gross  on  Oct 29, 2012

Andy Gross reports on how Basho used Riak and Erlang to build their cloud storage service.

Back to the Future: Sockets and Relational Data in Your (Windows) Pocket

Posted by Dragos Manolescu  on  Apr 11, 2012 Posted by Dragos Manolescu  on  Apr 11, 2012

Dragos Manolescu introduces some of the new features in Windows Phone Mango - TCP and UDP sockets, network preferences and local storage –, discussing their optimization for lower power consumption.

Mobile HTML5

Posted by Scott Davis  on  Feb 02, 2012 1 Posted by Scott Davis  on  Feb 02, 2012 1

Scott Davis explains how to prepare a website for mobile devices from small tweaks –smaller screen sizes, portrait/landscape- to using HTML5’s local storage, application cache, and remote data.

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