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.
Charity Majors talks about what it means to do quality operations and software engineering in the year 2016 and beyond, as well as the implications for engineering teams and social systems.
Mārtiņš Kalvāns and Matti Pehrs overview the Data Infrastructure at Spotify, diving into some of the data infrastructure components, such us Event Delivery, Datamon and Styx.
Chun-Ho Hung and Nikhil Garg discuss Quanta, Quora's counting system powering their high-volume near-real-time analytics, describing the architecture, design goals, constraints, and choices made.
Nikhil Garg talks about the various Machine Learning problems that are important for Quora to solve in order to keep the quality high at such a massive scale.
Preslav Le talks about how Dropbox’s infrastructure evolved over the years, how it looks today, as well the challenges and lessons learned on the way.
Aaron Spiegel reviews common scaling techniques for both relational and NoSQL databases, discussing trade-offs of these techniques and their effect on query flexibility, transactions and consistency.
Noriaki Tatsumi discusses building a microservices architecture on Spring Cloud that's reliable, resilient, and scalable.
Adam Krieger discusses why containers have an impact on the entire organization, not just the developers through scalability, confidence of isolation and the reduction of cycle time.
Mikey Cohen presents real examples of how gateway services, built on top of Netflix's Open source project, Zuul, are used in front of nearly all of Netflix's consumer facing traffic
Will Ballard explains how small teams turning into large teams do more than change size-they change structure and add policies aimed at preventing mistakes rather than capturing the best outcomes.
Paul Sears discusses the decisions to be made and questions asked when establishing the architecture and technologies to be used for a web application that scales and can adapt to change.