Netflix Built a Scalable Annotation Service Using Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Iceberg

An image depicting the internal architecture of the Marken service

Netflix recently published how it built Marken, a scalable annotation service using Cassandra, ElasticSearch and Iceberg. Marken allows storing and querying annotations, or tags, on arbitrary entities. Users define versioned schemas for their annotations, which include out-of-the-box support for temporal and spatial objects.

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