Ever wondered how Netflix does it? Join Carl Quinn, former manager of their Engineering Cloud Tools Team, for an overview of the cloud architecture that helps the behemoth site run. Carl explains how they use existing Amazon Web Services features to improve the manageability of cloud objects before rattling through some of Netflix’s open source tools. They include: deployment web interface Asgard, live configuration manager Archaius, the Eureka service registry for load balancing, Netflix’s application monitoring library Servo, AWS object lifecycle logger Edda and client-side framework Odin. Carl also shows us the Simian Army – a number of critters tasked with keeping the whole thing in check. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com
The third annual JAXconf is set to be the biggest yet, with talks from the likes of Stephen Chin, David Blevins and Carl Quinn.