Video: Netflix Scales Out to the AWS Cloud

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Editor’s Note: Adrian Cockcroft has posted the slides from this video on Slideshare. After we posted this story, we also found a great piece with more details by Carl Brooks over at

Our Video Sunday feature continues with this presentation by Adrian Cockcroft, Cloud Architect at Netflix. Recorded last week at the Cloud Computing Silicon Valley Group, the talk focuses on how Netflix is outsourcing the bulk of their IT to Amazon Web Services.


I really enjoyed hearing Adrian’s views on cloud computing. He was formerly the Chief HPC Architect at Sun Microsyems and he literally wrote the book on optimizing Solaris performance. More recently, he published a thought-provoking Open Letter to his Sun friends at Oracle.

A tip of the hat goes to Henry Fong for pointing us to this story.


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