Netflix’s Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services

“You have to assume that the hardware and underlying services are ephemeral, unreliable and may be broken or unavailable at any point, and that the other tenants in the multi-tenant public cloud will add random congestion and variance. In reality you always had this problem at scale, even with the most reliable hardware, so cloud ready architecture is about taking the patterns you have to use at large scale, and using them at a smaller scale to leverage the lowest cost infrastructure.”

via Netflix’s Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services – ReadWriteCloud.

Edit

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Benchmark getting into PIPEs

Benchmark Capital is thinking about doing some public market investing (PIPEs) according to a recent article in PEHub. …

Monetizing your file cabinet

Recently, I heard about a startup called Pixily that allows individuals and businesses to mail their documents to…