Ed Hunter leads the Performance and Operating Systems group for the streaming service at Netflix. His team is responsible for helping tune, configure and benchmark the elements that comprise the Netflix streaming control plane. The team has created a number of tools such as Vector and FlameScope.
Prior to Netflix he was a director of software at Juniper Networks where his group provided OS and virtualization infrastructure support for Juniper products. Before Juniper he was at Sun Microsystems, where he was chief of staff to the CTO of Sun in addition to running advanced development efforts around new storage architectures and data center cooling.
Ed will be presenting Netflix Performance Tales in One Take