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Python at Netflix

Episode #16, published Tue, Jul 14, 2015, recorded Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Right now there is a chaos monkey running through AWS knocking over Netflix servers. But don't be alarmed! It's all part of the plan. This is Talk Python to Me with Roy Rapoport from Netflix and the topic is "Python at Netflix."

Netflix is one of the largest and most innovative Internet companies. They represent approximately 35% of all network traffic on the entire Internet! They are one of or the biggest users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). So you can imagine that they some huge technology challenges and some amazing solutions.

A significant part of those solutions are built with Python and that's what this episode is all about. Join Michael and Roy to learn all about how Netflix is using Python internally. It's a fascinating conversation.
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Roy Rapoport
Roy Rapoport
Roy is currently managing the Insight Engineering organization at Netflix, where they write the powerful telemetry platform and graphics, alerting, and analytics systems on top of it, that allow Netflix to have complete real-time visibility into its operations and systems -- In the cloud, on customer devices, and anywhere else Netflix operates.
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