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Migrating Critical Traffic At Scale with No Downtime?—?Part 1

The Netflix TechBlog

Migrating Critical Traffic At Scale with No Downtime — Part 1 Shyam Gala , Javier Fernandez-Ivern , Anup Rokkam Pratap , Devang Shah Hundreds of millions of customers tune into Netflix every day, expecting an uninterrupted and immersive streaming experience. This approach has a handful of benefits.

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Black Friday traffic exposes gaps in observability strategies

Dynatrace

What’s the problem with Black Friday traffic? But that’s difficult when Black Friday traffic brings overwhelming and unpredictable peak loads to retailer websites and exposes the weakest points in a company’s infrastructure, threatening application performance and user experience. Why Black Friday traffic threatens customer experience.

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AI-powered DNS request tracking extends infrastructure observability for high quality network traffic

Dynatrace

To extend Dynatrace diagnostic visibility into network traffic, we’ve added out-of-the-box DNS request tracking to our infrastructure monitoring capabilities. While our competitors only provide generic traffic monitoring without artificial intelligence, Dynatrace automatically analyzes DNS-related anomalies.

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Monzo Employs Targeted Traffic Shedding Against Stampeding Herd Effect From the Mobile App

InfoQ

Monzo developed a solution for shedding traffic in case its platform comes under intense and unexpected load that could lead to an outage. Traffic spikes can be generated by the mobile app and triggered by push notifications or other bursts in user activity.

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Ensuring the Successful Launch of Ads on Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

To do this, we devised a novel way to simulate the projected traffic weeks ahead of launch by building upon the traffic migration framework described here. New content or national events may drive brief spikes, but, by and large, traffic is usually smoothly increasing or decreasing.

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Congestion Control in Cloud Scale Distributed Systems

DZone

Systems that operate at a cloud scale can get expected or unexpected surges of traffic from one or multiple callers and are expected to perform in a predictable manner. This article analyzes the effects of traffic surges on a distributed system.

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Mastering Scalability and Performance: A Deep Dive Into Azure Load Balancing Options

DZone

This article provides an overview of Azure's load balancing options, encompassing Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Front Door Service, and Azure Traffic Manager. Each of these services addresses specific use cases, offering diverse functionalities to meet the demands of modern applications.

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