Ben Christensen speaking on the Netflix API
We were at Box.net this week for the SV Cloud Computing group to hear an awesome talk from Netflix engineer Ben Christensen on the massive improvements Netflix has made to their API infrastructure over the past year or so. The Netflix API currently serves up to 1.6 billion requests/day (!) and supports more than 800 different connected devices. Their API architecture is designed for resiliency, and you’ll hear Ben talk about exactly how they achieve that – plus, some other very interesting info on how they’ve recently re-architected their API for easy of maintenance and maximum performance.
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