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Best practices for monitoring microservices, containers

Microservices architectures are changing the way applications are developed, deployed and maintained. That presents a whole host of new opportunities that may make it easier, eventually, to manage and update software, but it also presents some unique challenges. Take monitoring as an example.

Half of YouTube's video traffic comes from mobile devices

Half of all of YouTube's video traffic is coming from mobile devices, according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

Barely out of the gate, new Yahoo CIO unveils infrastructure changes

Yahoo recently appointed Mike Kail, who formerly worked at Netflix, as its new CIO and senior vice president of infrastructure.

Latest stage of net neutrality's war of the words ends with no victors

If a champion of the people was supposed to have emerged from the "public dialog" about how the Open Internet problem was to sort itself out, that champion was difficult to see for all the smoke.

Netflix: Free speech shouldn't be a factor in 'commercially reasonable'

While some net neutrality advocates have elevated the issue to the level of a human rights debate, one advocate is suggesting it be deflated to that of a business arrangement.

Spotlight: Who should pay for big content?

When it comes to big content providers, it doesn't get much bigger than Netflix.

How Netflix uses a sneakernet approach to deploy CDN network

What is interesting is how Netflix distributes the huge amount of content to its storage servers. It prepopulates them--sneakernet style--prior to shipping the servers out for deployment.

Spotlight: Netflix coming soon to some US cable subscribers

Netflix will be offered on some U.S. cable provider set-top boxes for the first time.

Yahoo might try its hand at original video

Yahoo might try its hand at orginal Hollywood TV programming if reports are correct.

One little footnote from Netflix CEO sparks a peering debate

If the consumption of downstream bandwidth were the real issue here, argues Reed Hastings, then ISPs would owe fees to upstream services. Okay, maybe that's a non-argument, but it does make the current state of affairs seem just a little sillier.