Topic: netflix

Netflix open sources polyglot notebook Polynote

Netflix has announced that it is open sourcing Polynote, which, as the name implies, is a polyglot notebook. Polynote provides Scala support, Apache Spark integration, as-you-type autocomplete, and multi-language interoperability with Scala, Python, and SQL. According to Netflix, Polynote will allow data scientists to integrate its JVM-based machine learning platform with Python’s ecosystem of machine … continue reading

Google and Netflix introduce open-source automated canary analysis service

Google and Netflix have announced a new project designed to reduce the risk of rapidly rolling out deployments to production. Kayenta is an open-source automated canary analysis service designed to enable teams to quickly push production changes and perform continuous delivery at scale. Kayenta is based off of Netflix’s internal canary system, but has been … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Netflix bug bounty program, InfluxData’s Apache Arrow support, and GitHub’s security alerts

Netflix is launching a public bug bounty program in order to improve the security of their solutions as well as strengthen their relationship with the security community. The program will be available through Bugcrowd. “Netflix’s goal is to deliver joy to our 117+ million members around the world, and it’s the security team’s job to … continue reading

Deployment strategies with Spinnaker

Google releases open-source platform Spinnaker 1.0

Google is giving the open-source community another tool for continuous delivery and cloud deployments. This week, Google released Spinnaker 1.0, an open-source multi-cloud continuous delivery platform, which companies can use for fast, safe and repeatable deployments in production. Back in November 2015, Netflix and Google collaborated to bring Spinnaker, a release management platform, to the … continue reading

SD Times GitHub project of the week: Stethoscope

Just like the medical instrument that checks the beating heart inside of humans, Netflix’s open-source Stethoscope tool collects information from users’ devices, giving them clear insight into how they are operating and what they need to fix to keep them “healthy.” Technically speaking, Stethoscope is a web application that gathers information from users’ devices, giving … continue reading

Netflix open-sources Stethoscope, Ericsson and Intel create 5G Innovators Initiative, and NVIDIA GPU-based VMs available in GCP regions—SD Times news digest: Feb. 22, 2017

Netflix is giving the open-source community a new user-focused security approach with the introduction of Stethoscope. According to Netflix, a user-focused security approach realizes that attacks against businesses are the primary cause of security breaches. Stethoscope is designed to collect user information and provide recommendations to secure their systems. “If we provide employees with focused, … continue reading

Netflix’s open-source project Hollow, NVIDIA’s deep learning kits for educators, and new IBM Bluemix integrations—SD Times news digest: Dec. 6, 2016

Netflix announced a new open-source project called Hollow, which is a Java library with a comprehensive toolset for “harnessing small to moderately sized in-memory datasets, which are disseminated from a single producer to many consumers for read-only access,” according to a blog post by Drew Koszewnik, software developer for Netflix. Hollow focuses on performance, agility … continue reading

Former Netflix architect joins AWS

You may be familiar with Adrian Cockroft’s work at Netflix. Under his guidance, that company innovated in numerous ways; none the least of which was around high availability and resilience. While Cockroft was chief cloud architect at Netflix, that company created things like Chaos Monkey, the discipline of chaos engineering, and a whole new business … continue reading

Android 7.1 Developer Preview available, Swift 4.0 road map, and Chaos Monkey 2.0 released—SD Times news digest: Oct. 20, 2016

Android developers can get started with the new release of the developer preview of Android 7.1 Nougat. Developers have access to the SDK and tools right on their devices, and can enroll their devices in the Android Beta Program today. With this preview, developers can test their apps on the new platform or extend it … continue reading

Netflix details chaos engineering

Chaos engineering is not just for single servers anymore. These days, Netflix kicks entire regions of its servers offline, just to align priorities for developers. Casey Rosenthal, engineering manager for the traffic team and the chaos team at Netflix, explained the philosophies and practices behind the company’s development and testing practices at the STARWEST testing … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Vizceral

Netflix’s traffic intuition tool that gives teams an understanding of traffic as it flows through their system was originally called Flux, but as of this week it has been renamed Vizceral, and Netflix has open-sourced four of its repositories on GitHub, making it this week’s GitHub project of the week. Netflix said that when it … continue reading

Solving product integration testing challenges as fast as Netflix

With top-rated shows like “Orange is the New Black” or “House of Cards,” Netflix needs to have a well-versed integration test team to make sure each of its 80 million users are getting a great experience. With such a fast-paced environment, challenges are sure to come to the surface. Netflix’s product engineering integration test team … continue reading

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