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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.

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.

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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 of choices.

Apica Helps HBO Deliver Infinite Streaming Scalability

Apica

Digital Experience Load Testing Media and Entertainment WebThe thing with a television network having a hit TV show is that everyone wants to watch it. And while it can be huge for their bottom line, there is also a significant technical challenge when the program is being streamed.

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.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For April 30th, 2021

High Scalability

After watching you’ll feel inadequate, but in an entertained sort of way. Hey, HighScalability is back! This channel is the perfect blend of programming, hardware, engineering, and crazy. Love this Stuff? I need your support on Patreon to keep this stuff going.

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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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

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.”

From Schooling to Space: Eight Predictions on How Technology Will Continue to Change Our Lives in the Coming Year

All Things Distributed

2021 is going to be a launchpad for change, and here’s what’s coming. 2020 was a year unlike any other. Businesses large and small, governments new and old all had to completely change what they do and how they operate. Helping us to manage this dramatic change was technology.

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

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.

Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview with Kevin Wylie

The Netflix TechBlog

His favorite TV shows: Ozark, Breaking Bad, Black Mirror, Barry, and Chernobyl Since I joined Netflix back in 2011, my favorite project has been designing and building the first version of our entertainment knowledge graph. Data Engineers of Netflix?—?Interview

My (Seemingly) Random Walk to Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

That person grew up dreaming of working in the entertainment industry. Upon graduation, they received an offer from Netflix to become an analytics engineer, and pursue their lifelong dream of orchestrating the beautiful synergy of analytics and entertainment.

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.

What is an A/B Test?

The Netflix TechBlog

These metrics include measures of member engagement with Netflix: are the ideas we are testing helping our members to choose Netflix as their entertainment destination on any given night?

Decision Making at Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

Netflix was created with the idea of putting consumer choice and control at the center of the entertainment experience, and as a company we continuously evolve our product offerings to improve on that value proposition.

Remote Workstations for the Discerning Artists

The Netflix TechBlog

Artists like to work at places where they can create groundbreaking entertainment instead of worrying about getting access to the software or source files they need.

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.

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.

Cloud Native Cost Optimization

Adrian Cockcroft

A cost-optimizer at work. Photo of Corey Quinn taken at Kubecon by Adrian One of the impacts of COVID-19 has been a large rapid unplanned change in business activity for most of the global economy.

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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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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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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).

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%.

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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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.

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.

The state of digital transformation in Banking in the UK: Four Questions with Forrester Analyst

Dynatrace

As consumers migrate online to shop, entertain themselves, and perform banking activities, they are now more at risk from account takeover, identity theft, and privacy abuses. Dynatrace news. Is the digital banking experience limited?

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.

A Day in the Life of an Experimentation and Causal Inference Scientist @ Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

We worked in different industries before joining Netflix, including tech, entertainment, retail, science policy, and research.

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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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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).

What is web application security? Everything you need to know.

Dynatrace

Examples range from online banking to personal entertainment delivery and e-commerce. Dynatrace news. If you ask most people how to secure a web application, you will immediately hear: “Use a web application firewall.” But there is much more to it than that.