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The Evolution of Container Usage at Netflix

Containers are already adding value to our proven globally available cloud platform based on Amazon EC2 virtual machines.  We’ve shared pieces of Netflix’s container story in the past (video, slides), but this blog post will discuss containers at Netflix in depth.  As part of this story, we will...
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Netflix Launches Support for Firefox on Linux

Linux users have a new option if they want to watch Netflix -- the streaming service is now compatible with Firefox for the platform. Before this, only Google Chrome could play videos from the website outright. There was even a time when users had to make sure they're using a version of Chrome with...
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Netflix’s Open Source Orchestrator, Conductor, May Prove the Limits of Ordinary Scalability

It’s one thing to imagine your data center running a little bit, or a lot, like Google. It’s another thing entirely to imagine it working like Netflix. Nevertheless, for anyone who is so inclined, Netflix released into open source last month the orchestration engine its engineers developed for...
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The Major Lesson IT Can Learn From Netflix's High Availability Testing Methodology

High availability events are more likely to be triggered then disaster recovery events, but often aren't tested for as much. Here's what tech leaders can take away from Netflix's approach to the problem.
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Brian Sullivan, Director of Streaming Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix,
Brian Sullivan, Director of Streaming Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix, speaks at Apache Big Data in Vancouver, B.C., on May 9, 2016.

Live from Apache Big Data: Netflix Uses Open Source Tools for Global Content Expansion

“We measured, we learned, we innovated, and we grew.” Brian Sullivan, Director of Streaming Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix, recited this recipe for the streaming video giant’s success several times during his keynote address at the Apache Big Data conference in Vancouver today. It was...
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