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Crossroads of Asynchrony and Graceful Degradation



Nitesh Kant describes how embracing asynchrony in Netflix applications, from networking to business processing, creates gracefully degrading and highly resilient applications.


Nitesh Kant is an engineer in Netflix’s Edge Gateway team, working on Netflix’s asynchronous Inter Process Communication stack. He is the author of RxNetty which forms the core of this stack and is currently moving Zuul to this new architecture.

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Dec 25, 2015

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  • QA section is missing

    by Niranjan Nanda,

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    I do not understand why the QA section was not uploaded. In fact, the video ended when on of the audiences was asking the most interesting question. Why?

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