The Netflix API is based on a dynamic scripting platform that handles thousands of changes per day. This platform allows our client developers to create a customized API experience on over a thousand device types by executing server side adapter code in response to HTTP requests.
“Aren’t you done with every interesting challenge already?”
I get this question in various forms a lot. During interviews. At conferences, after we present on some of our technologies and practices. At meetups and social events.
There are many reasons why Netflix cares about the popularity of our TV shows and movies. On the Open Connect Content Delivery team, we predict content popularity to maximize our infrastructure efficiency.
Golden Globes for The Crown. An Oscar win for The White Helmets. It’s an exciting time to be a Netflix member, with the power to stream such incredible content on a Smart TV or a mobile phone, from the comfort of one’s home or on a daily commute.
Have you ever wondered where your video comes from when you watch Netflix? We serve video streams out of our own content delivery network (CDN), called Open Connect
Less than a year ago, we shared our testing wins and the challenges that lie ahead while testing High Impact Titles (HITs) globally. All this while ensuring the pace of innovation at Netflix does not slow down.