Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

Netflix and FreeBSD Ties

In this blog, user Abhishek Prakash discusses Netflix’s use of FreeBSD. In fact, quite a large amount of streaming bandwidth goes through FreeBSD servers that are deployed by Netflix in the US. To learn more, below you may also view a talk and slides by Jonathan...
Netflix improves FreeBSD’s sendfile

Netflix improves FreeBSD’s sendfile

  Phoronix has reported that sendfile syscall on FreeBSD has been rewritten to be much faster. Netflix, a company that uses FreeBSD to serve video streams across the country, are the guys behind this project. Log: New sendfile(2) syscall. A joint effort of NGINX and...

FreeBSD Flame Graphs

Brendan Gregg, a senior performance architect at Netflix, gives a talk about various FreeBSD flame graphs. At the last FreeBSD Developer and Vendor Summit, I gave a talk on “Flame Graphs for FreeBSD”, where I summarized the different types (CPU, memory,...