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Byte Down: Making Netflix’s Data Infrastructure Cost-Effective

By Torio Risianto, Bhargavi Reddy, Tanvi Sahni, Andrew ParkBackground on data efficiencyGiven Netflix’s scale and emphasis on data-driven decision making, we invest heavily in our data infrastructure which is composed of dozens of data platforms, hundreds of data producers and consumers, and petabytes of data.At many other organizations, an effective...

Netflix Studio Engineering Overview

By Steve Urban, Sridhar Seetharaman, Shilpa Motukuri, Tom Mack, Erik Strauss, Hema Kannan, CJ BarkerNetflix is revolutionizing the way a modern studio operates. Our mission in Studio Engineering is to build a unified, global, and digital studio that powers the effective production of amazing content.https://medium.com/media/4cc867c76d270e5f460748ef6ee0bee7/hrefNetflix...

Keeping Customers Streaming — The Centralized Site Reliability Practice at Netflix

Keeping Customers Streaming — The Centralized Site Reliability Practice at NetflixBy Hank Jacobs, Senior Site Reliability Engineer on COREWe’re privileged to be in the business of bringing joy to our customers at Netflix. Whether it’s a compelling new series or an innovative product feature, we strive to provide a best-in-class service that people love...

Hyper Scale VPC Flow Logs enrichment to provide Network Insight

How Netflix is able to enrich VPC Flow Logs at Hyper Scale to provide Network InsightBy Hariharan Ananthakrishnan and Angela HoThe Cloud Network Infrastructure that Netflix utilizes today is a large distributed ecosystem that consists of specialized functional tiers and services such as DirectConnect, VPC Peering, Transit Gateways, NAT Gateways, etc....

How Netflix brings safer and faster streaming experience to the living room on crowded networks…

How Netflix brings safer and faster streaming experiences to the living room on crowded networks using TLS 1.3By Sekwon ChoiAt Netflix, we are obsessed with the best streaming experiences. We want playback to start instantly and to never stop unexpectedly in any network environment. We are also committed to protecting users’ privacy and service security...

Bringing 4K and HDR to Anime at Netflix with Sol Levante

By Haruka Miyagawa & Kylee PeñaContinue reading on Netflix TechBlog »

SVT-AV1: an open-source AV1 encoder and decoder

SVT-AV1: open-source AV1 encoder and decoderby Andrey Norkin, Joel Sole, Mariana Afonso, Kyle Swanson, Agata Opalach, Anush Moorthy, Anne AaronSVT-AV1 is an open-source AV1 codec implementation hosted on GitHub https://github.com/OpenVisualCloud/SVT-AV1/ under a BSD + patent license. As mentioned in our earlier blog post, Intel and Netflix have been...

Ready for changes with Hexagonal Architecture

by Damir Svrtan and Sergii MakagonAs the production of Netflix Originals grows each year, so does our need to build apps that enable efficiency throughout the entire creative process. Our wider Studio Engineering Organization has built numerous apps that help content progress from pitch (aka screenplay) to playback: ranging from script content acquisition,...

Introducing Dispatch

By Kevin Glisson, Marc Vilanova, Forest MonsenNetflix is pleased to announce the open-source release of our crisis management orchestration framework: Dispatch!Okay, but what is Dispatch? Put simply, Dispatch is:All of the ad-hoc things you’re doing to manage incidents today, done for you, and a bunch of other things you should’ve been doing, but have...

Open-Sourcing riskquant, a library for quantifying risk

Netflix has a program in our Information Security department for quantifying the risk of deliberate (attacker-driven) and accidental losses. This program started on the Detection Engineering team with a home-grown Python library called riskquant, which we’ve released as open source for you to use (and contribute to). Since that library was written,...

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