Making the Switch to Apica Synthetic Monitoring

Apica

Application Testing eCommerce Finance Industries Insurance Media and Entertainment Monitoring SaaS/Tech Apica Synthetic Monitoring ASM ASM ReviewsApplication Performance Management (APM) is a maturing field, full of innovative vendors. Users of APM tools thus have a range Read More.

Netflix Studio Engineering Overview

The Netflix TechBlog

We combine our entertainment knowledge and our technical expertise to provide innovative technical solutions from the initial pitch of an idea to the moment our members hit play. Free up creative resources to focus on what’s important: producing amazing and entertaining content. innovation production studio engineering entertainment

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Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability

Apica

Digital Experience Load Testing Media and Entertainment WebThe great about a television network having a hit TV show is that everyone wants to watch it. And while Read More. The post Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability appeared first on Apica.

The Read Aloud Cloud: An Interview With Forrest Brazeal On His New Book

High Scalability

It's Christmas time and you've been wracking your brain trying to find the perfect gift that will teach your loved ones about the cloud in a simple and entertaining way. It's 165 pages of hand-drawn cartoons, entertaining verse, and hard-won wisdom.

Security and deception: Lessons from a professional liar

O'Reilly Software

Michael Carducci takes an entertaining look at why humans are so easy to fool, and he explores what we can do to overcome our weaknesses and build more secure software. Continue reading Security and deception: Lessons from a professional liar

How Often Should You Update Your Mobile App?

DZone

Managed app testing leader Testlio recently queried more than 75K client release records, covering a diverse range of industries (including Commerce, Education, Entertainment, Finance, Productivity, Sports, and Travel). Do you know? For Android, iOS, and other apps, release frequencies vary.

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Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability

Apica

Digital Experience Load Testing Media and Entertainment WebThe great about a television network having a hit TV show is that everyone wants to watch it. And while Read More. The post Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability appeared first on Apica.

Continuous Testing in Software Development can Ensure Excellence in Quality

Kovair

The infotainment and entertainment industry has undergone a phenomenal change with online channels and providing features such as movies and other content on demand. Similarly, The post Continuous Testing in Software Development can Ensure Excellence in Quality appeared first on Kovair Blog. Test Management Continuous Testing

Quality Sense Podcast: Alan Richardson — On Test Automation

DZone

In these two Quality Sense episodes, host, Federico, delves into an entertaining and eye-opening discussion with Alan Richardson, a British consultant also known as “ Evil Tester.” With more than 25 years of experience in testing and development, he offers consultancy and training in agile testing and test automation. Alan is the author of different books including “Java For Testers” and “Dear Evil Tester.” He shares a plethora of content on his Youtube channel , podcast and blog.

Performance reality check: 4 ways to keep up with unexpected surges

TechBeacon Testing

From online retail to finance, and from streaming entertainment to healthcare providers and agencies, all manner of businesses and government entities have seen their web traffic and app activity explode. COVID-19 has changed everything for many organizations, and it did so overnight, with no time to prepare. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Pandemic, Performance Engineering, Performance Testing

Packaging award-winning shows with award-winning technology

The Netflix TechBlog

The ISO Base Media File Format (ISOBMFF) is the key packaging standard in the entertainment industry as recently recognized with a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

Supporting content decision makers with machine learning

The Netflix TechBlog

To mitigate this uncertainty, executives throughout the entertainment industry have always consulted historical data to help characterize the potential audience of a title using comparable titles, if they exist.

ScaleOut Software Releases New Video on Real-Time Digital Twins

ScaleOut Software

“Tame Your Data Monster” illustrates the power of real-time digital twins in an entertaining new video. Check out this new video which depicts the challenges in using conventional tools for streaming analytics to track and respond to thousands of data sources in a live system.

ScaleOut Software Releases New Video on Real-Time Digital Twins

ScaleOut Software

“Tame Your Data Monster” illustrates the power of real-time digital twins in an entertaining new video. Check out this new video which depicts the challenges in using conventional tools for streaming analytics to track and respond to thousands of data sources in a live system.

Celebrating partnerships and excellence with the Dynatrace 2020 Partner Awards

Dynatrace

We even managed to work in pre-award entertainment that wowed us with digital illusions, clairvoyance, and magic! Dynatrace news. We’re not going to let a global pandemic come between Dynatrace and our partners.

Highlights from the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference in San Jose 2019

O'Reilly Software

Michael Carducci takes an entertaining look at why humans are so easy to fool, and he explores what we can do to overcome our weaknesses and build more secure software. Experts explore software architecture security, design heuristics, Next Architecture, and more. Experts from across the software architecture world are coming together in San Jose for the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event.

Beyond REST

The Netflix TechBlog

Rapid Development with GraphQL Microservices by Dane Avilla The entertainment industry has struggled with COVID-19 restrictions impacting productions around the globe.

Hawkins: Diving into the Reasoning Behind our Design System

The Netflix TechBlog

A typical day for a production employee could require using a handful of these applications to entertain our members across the world.

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Growth Engineering at Netflix?—?Automated Imagery Generation

The Netflix TechBlog

entertainment?—?and Growth Engineering at Netflix?—?Automated Automated Imagery Generation by Eric Eiswerth Background There’s a good chance you’ve probably visited the Netflix homepage. In the Growth Engineering team, we refer to this as the top of the signup funnel.

Netflix at AWS re:Invent 2019

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix shares how Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows its infrastructure to automatically adapt to changing traffic patterns in order to keep its audience entertained and its costs on target. This entertaining romp through the tech stack serves as an introduction to how we think about and design systems, the Netflix approach to operational challenges, and how other organizations can apply our thought processes and technologies.

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Netflix at AWS re:Invent 2019

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix shares how Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows its infrastructure to automatically adapt to changing traffic patterns in order to keep its audience entertained and its costs on target. This entertaining romp through the tech stack serves as an introduction to how we think about and design systems, the Netflix approach to operational challenges, and how other organizations can apply our thought processes and technologies.

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Case Study: Pokémon GO on Google Cloud Load Balancing

High Scalability

It was the first new Pokémon game in years, the first official Pokémon smartphone game, and Niantic’s first project in concert with a major entertainment company. There are a lot of cool nuggets in Google's New Book: The Site Reliability Workbook. If you haven't put it on your reading list, here's a tantalizing excerpt from CHAPTER 11 Managing Load by Cooper Bethea, Gráinne Sheerin, Jennifer Mace, and Ruth King with Gary Luo and Gary O’Connor.

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Telltale: Netflix Application Monitoring Simplified

The Netflix TechBlog

A healthy Netflix service enables us to entertain the world. By Andrei U., Seth Katz , Janak Ramachandran , Jeff Butsch , Peter Lau , Ram Vaithilingam , and Greg Burrell Our Telltale Vision An alert fires and you get paged in the middle of the night. A metric crossed a threshold.

Building a Rule-Based Platform to Manage Netflix Membership SKUs at Scale

The Netflix TechBlog

By Budhaditya Das , Wallace Wang , and Scott Yao At Netflix, we aspire to entertain the world. From mailing DVDs in the US to a global streaming service with over 200 million subscribers across 190 countries, we have come a long way.

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Growth Engineering at Netflix- Creating a Scalable Offers Platform

The Netflix TechBlog

How, when, and where people want to be entertained continues to evolve. by Eric Eiswerth Background Netflix has been offering streaming video-on-demand (SVOD) for over 10 years.

London Calling! An AWS Region is coming to the UK!

All Things Distributed

Media and Entertainment – BBC , Channel 4 , ITV , News UK , The FT , Trinity Mirror , The Guardian. Yesterday, AWS evangelist Jeff Barr wrote that AWS will be opening a region in South Korea in early 2016 that will be our 5th region in Asia Pacific. Customers can choose between 11 regions around the world today and, in addition to Korea, we are adding regions in India, a second region in China, and Ohio in 2016. Today, I am excited to add the United Kingdom to that list!

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HDMI?—?Scaling Netflix Certification

The Netflix TechBlog

Scaling HDMI Testing Here are some of the challenges associated with HDMI testing on STBs: The need to physically obtain and replicate different home entertainment setups of TVs and Home Theater Systems (HDMI topologies). HDMI?—?Scaling

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Netflix Public Bug Bounty, 1 year later

The Netflix TechBlog

by Astha Singhal (Netflix Application Security) As Netflix continues to create entertainment people love, the security team continues to keep our members, partners, and employees secure. The security research community has partnered with us to improve the security of the Netflix service for the past few years through our responsible disclosure and bug bounty programs.

Cloud Native Cost Optimization

Adrian Cockcroft

There are several outcomes, some markets like work from home tools and services, healthcare and grocery retail are extra busy, social media applications are extra busy but their revenue from advertising may be impacted, and many businesses in manufacturing, travel and entertainment are have largely been shut down because their workforce and customers are in lockdown. A cost-optimizer at work.

The Art of Working from Home with Kids

Tasktop

Not only do they have their day-to-day jobs and lives to contend with, they must also entertain their children 24/7, support their studies, keep them fit and healthy, and much more I’m sure. Kavitha said, “Nothing beats cheap entertainment, especially with some fine motor skills practice and a built-in kitchen science lesson!”.

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Why Traditional Monitoring Isn’t Enough for Modern Web Applications

Dotcom-Montior

Users who rely on the websites for their fundamental needs or entertainment will not tolerate even a few seconds delay. Any website or a web application that users rely on for their entertainment or fundamental needs should try to have an uptime of 99.9%. Website and web application technologies have grown tremendously over the years. Websites are now more than just the storage and retrieval of information to present content to users.

A Small (or BIG) Step for Leadership Teams: Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Tasktop

We’ve instituted a more diverse “calendar” and volunteers are educating and even entertaining the company with monthly themed topics on things such as Mexican culture, arts, food and music. Tasktop’s Mission : We are driving toward an inclusive company culture.

Make your voice count by simply saying, "Alexa, let's chat."

All Things Distributed

For those who aren't familiar, Alexa Prize teams use customer feedback to advance several areas of conversational AI, with the grand challenge being a socialbot that can engage coherently for 20 minutes in a fun, high-quality conversation on popular topics such as entertainment, sports, technology, and fashion. A while back I wrote about the Alexa Prize , a university competition where participating teams are creating socialbots focused on advancing computer to human interaction.

Engineering a Studio Quality Experience With High-Quality Audio at Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

We’re really proud of the improvements we’ve brought to the video experience, but the focus on those makes it easy to overlook the importance of sound , and sound is every bit as important to entertainment as video. by Guillaume du Pontavice, Phill Williams and Kylee Peña (on behalf of our Streaming Algorithms, Audio Algorithms, and Creative Technologies teams) Remember the epic opening sequence of Stranger Things 2 ?

Snap: a microkernel approach to host networking

The Morning Paper

You need a lot of software engineers and the willingness to rewrite a lot of software to entertain that idea. Snap: a microkernel approach to host networking Marty et al., SOSP’19. This paper describes the networking stack, Snap , that has been running in production at Google for the last three years+.

But Is It Really a Tech Firm?

The Agile Manager

Selling all forms of entertainment - on different media, on different frequencies, for different prices - is even more interesting. Today, it is achieved by selling entertainment (revenue from selling services that fill the passive time of individuals). There are still plenty of productivity gains to be realized, and their potential still grabs headlines, but productivity is the old frontier; entertainment is the new.

Meet the Teams Competing for the Alexa Prize

All Things Distributed

We have challenged these teams to create a socialbot, a conversational AI skill for Alexa that converses engagingly and coherently with humans for 20 minutes on popular topics and news events such as Entertainment, Fashion, Politics, Sports, and Technology. On September 29, 2016, Amazon announced the Alexa Prize , a $2.5 million university competition to advance conversational AI through voice. We received applications from leading universities across 22 countries.

Ciao Milano! – An AWS Region is coming to Italy!

All Things Distributed

We needed to serve our growing base of startup, government, and enterprise customers across many vertical industries, including automotive, financial services, media and entertainment, high technology, education, and energy. Today, I am happy to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Italy! The AWS Europe (Milan) Region is the 25th AWS Region that we've announced globally.

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First Input Delay: How vital is it?

Speed Curve

Perhaps we should entertain a reset of the current threshold for this Vital. We’ve been pretty vocal about Core Web Vitals since Google announced this initiative last spring.

Netflix at AWS re:Invent 2019

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix shares how Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling allows its infrastructure to automatically adapt to changing traffic patterns in order to keep its audience entertained and its costs on target. This entertaining romp through the tech stack serves as an introduction to how we think about and design systems, the Netflix approach to operational challenges, and how other organizations can apply our thought processes and technologies.

Dev, Ops, and Determinism

J. Paul Reed

I’ve always wondered why this is: what it is about developers and their experience that tends to make them react to the idea of “root cause is a myth” like an immune system seeking out a foreign agent, while operations engineers tend to at least entertain the idea? I’ve noticed an interesting pattern when discussing incidents with engineers over the years.

Inspired Design Decisions With Bradbury Thompson: The Art Of Graphic Design

Smashing Magazine

My knowledge of typography developed alongside my enthusiasm for expressive and entertaining type. Inspired Design Decisions With Bradbury Thompson: The Art Of Graphic Design. Inspired Design Decisions With Bradbury Thompson: The Art Of Graphic Design. Andrew Clarke. 2020-08-18T10:00:00+00:00.

Expanding the Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to Hong Kong

All Things Distributed

It's an entertainment website where users can post content or "memes" that they find amusing and share them across social media networks. Today, I am very excited to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in Hong Kong! The new region will give Hong Kong-based businesses, government organizations, non-profits, and global companies with customers in Hong Kong, the ability to leverage AWS technologies from data centers in Hong Kong.