March 8, 2012

How to Design Fault Tolerance for a High-Volume Web Service like Netflix

How to design fault tolerance for a high-volume web service like Netflix.

And, some stats to give a scope of the overall system
  • Netflix handles more than 1B inbound calls per day.
  • Netflix handles more than 6B outbound calls per day.
  • Netflix peaks are more than 100K dependency requests per second.
  • Netflix deploys thousands of EC2 instances to run its web service.

Tags: netflix’s fault tolerant architecture, how to design fault tolerance, fault tolerance for a web app, design fault tolerance for mobile service