Archive for May, 2017

SE-Radio Episode 292: Philipp Krenn on Elasticsearch

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SE-Radio Episode 292: Philipp Krenn on Elasticsearch

Phillipp Krenn talks with SE Radio’s Jeff Meyerson about Elasticsearch, a scalable search index. The conversation begins with a discussion of search, how it compares to database queries, and what an inverted index is. Phillipp introduces Wikipedia as an example that runs throughout the episode because Wikipedia uses Elasticsearch to power its full-text search. A […]

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Listener Survey

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Listener Survey

Dear SE Radio listener, To help make the show even stronger, we’re conducting a short survey and would very much appreciate two minutes of your time to help. www.ieee.org/seradio Thanks for your support, The SE Radio Team

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SE-Radio Episode 291: Morgan Wilde on LLVM

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SE-Radio Episode 291: Morgan Wilde on LLVM

Morgan Wilde talks with SE Radio’s Jeff Meyerson about the LLVM compiler toolchain. They begin with a discussion of how a compiler works and how compiled code executes against different processor architectures. Using the JVM as a model for interoperability, they move on to how LLVM is a system that optimizes an intermediate representation (IR), […]

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SE-Radio Episode 290: Diogo Mónica on Docker Security

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SE-Radio Episode 290: Diogo Mónica on Docker Security

Docker Security Team lead Diogo Mónica talks with SE Radio’s Kim Carter about Docker Security aspects. Simple Application Security, which hasn’t changed much over the past 15 years, is still considered the most effective way to improve security around Docker containers and infrastructure. The discussion explores characteristics such as Immutability, the copy-on-write filesystem, as well […]

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