Tag: Jeff Bezos

Blue Origin breaks records as Captain Kirk goes into space
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Blue Origin breaks records as Captain Kirk goes into space

Blue Origin broke multiple Guinness World Records with its first crewed spaceflight in July 2021.  The historic event launched Blue Origin's founder, billionaire Jeff Bezos and three other civilians: Mark Bezos, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen on a suborbital flight aboard the company's New Shepard rocket. According to a statement from the Guinness World Records on Oct. 1, the Blue Origin flight set the following: Launching the oldest person to fly to space The first siblings in space at the same time The youngest person to go to space The first suborbital spacecraft to carry paying customers New Shepard, Blue Origin’s fully reusable suborbital spacecraft (which is named after NASA astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space), lifted off from the company’s Laun...
How Netflix’s migration to Amazon Web Service is protected by Chaos Monkey
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How Netflix’s migration to Amazon Web Service is protected by Chaos Monkey

“We are happy to report that in early January of 2016, after seven years of diligent effort, we have finally completed our Cloud migration and shut down the last remaining data center bits used by our streaming service” Netflix blog post announcing the completion of their migration to AWS Netflix, in anticipation of the increased Global traffic following their plan to go global as laid out in Netflix expansion to 130 Countries as Global Streaming in 2016, has beefed up their Streaming. This via a massive migration to AWS (Amazon Web Services), which they completed on Friday February 12th, 2016. AWS is owned by Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos, whose company runs a rival streaming service called Amazon Prime Video. So in essence, they're literally sleeping in the enemy's back yard. T...