Netflix’s traffic intuition tool Vizceral (previously Flux) is now open source. This traffic intuition tool helps the company intuit decisions based on the holistic state of the system.
Do you live your distributed systems life by the Principles of Chaos? Well it’s time to start. Chaos Engineering is the new way to address the uncertainty of distributed systems at scale and helps to build confidence in the behaviour of the system.
Punters are gradually getting comfortable with the idea that Netflix is behind some exciting open source projects, including their latest for SSL/TLS enabled applications, Lemur. The certificate management framework aims to tackle PKI infrastructure better.
The Israeli startup find some supporting evidence for their binary service Bintray in new survey, but also bigger challenges along the road.
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 company behind the enterprise-grade version of the NoSQL database target European expansion and further product growth in relational war.
Just as he was helping push the project to Apache Software Foundation, JAX Magazine managed to catch up with the founder of portable cloud library jclouds, Adrian Cole.
The on-demand film company open source another project – this time for heavy duty Hadoop clusters in the cloud.
Life on the edge is innovating a system that is ultimately responsible for 1/3 of all internet bandwidth usage in the US, and Adrian Cole is going to tell you how Netflix does it in his presentation from JAXConf 2013. This talk will look at a combination of services and open source projects that comprise the edge network, including Neflix Denominator. Discussions will include how Netflix deals with DNS, distributed load balancing as well as discovery of mid-tier services. You’ll understand which service components are involved with edge traffic management. After watching this video, you’ll have enough context to create your own life on the edge with NetflixOSS! Filming courtesy of Marakana – http://marakana.com/s/
The Java industrys great and good will assemble in Santa Clara in just nine days – and itll cost you nothing to join them!
The brains behind Artifactory have announced the full availability of their social home for binaries. Netflix, OpenJDK and Gradle are onboard – more to follow?
Video streaming giant challenges developers to build something cool in return for cash, AWS vouchers and conference tickets.
Latest aspect of Netflix cloud platform stack to be opened up provides a blueprint for new web services.