Netflix Edge Architecture

The edge of the Netflix network is responsible for 1/3 of all internet bandwidth usage in the US. It is staffed by ten thousand EC2 servers and tens of thousands of CDN cache endpoints. During this session, you’ll learn about how we manage and control the outer edge, including our new open source java project: Denominator.

Life on the edge is innovating a system that is ultimately responsible for 1/3 of all internet bandwidth usage in the US. Even wonder how Netflix does it? This talk will overview a combination of services and open source projects that comprise the edge network, including Netflix Denominator. Discussions will include how we deal with DNS, distributed load balancing as well discovery of mid-tier services. You’ll understand which service components are involved with edge traffic management. When you leave, you’ll have enough context to create your own life on the Edge with NetflixOSS!

Video producer: http://jz13.java.no/