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SE-Radio Episode 348: Riccardo Terrell on Concurrency

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SE-Radio Episode 348: Riccardo Terrell on Concurrency

Riccardo Terrell, author of Concurrency in .NET: Modern patterns of concurrent and parallel programming discusses concurrency, an important topic in the era of multicores in any machine. Host Felienne spoke with Terrell about concurrency, parallelism and immutability. They discuss the impact of programming languages and paradigms on concurrent programming and talk about common issues that […]

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SE-Radio Episode 347: Daniel Corbett on Load Balancing and HAProxy

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SE-Radio Episode 347: Daniel Corbett on Load Balancing and HAProxy

Daniel Corbett of HAProxy discusses how load balancers such as HAProxy are used to improve application scalability, reliability, and security. Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Corbett to explain the concept of load and how a load balancer can distribute it across application servers; the open systems interconnection (OSI) model and how it relates to load […]

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SE-Radio Episode 346: Stephan Ewen on Streaming Architecture

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SE-Radio Episode 346: Stephan Ewen on Streaming Architecture

Stephen Ewen, one of the original creator of Apache Flink discusses streaming architecture. Streaming architecture has become more important because it enables real-time computation on big data. Edaena Salinas spoke with Stephen Ewen about the comparison between batch processing and stream processing. Stephen explained the architecture components and the types of applications that can be […]

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SE-Radio Episode 345: Tyler McMullen on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

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SE-Radio Episode 345: Tyler McMullen on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Tyler McMullen of Fastly discusses using Content Delivery Networks to improve application speed, reliability, and security. Host Jeremy Jung speaks with McMullen about what CDNs are and how developers can take advantage of them. They discuss how a CDN consists of thousands of edge servers in datacenters around the world; how these servers cache and […]

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SE-Radio Episode 344: Pat Helland on Web Scale

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SE-Radio Episode 344: Pat Helland on Web Scale

Pat Helland talks about building systems at web scale that are prepared to handle failure. Pat has been working on databases, transactions and distributed systems since 1978.  Host Edaena Salinas spoke with Helland about the components of a system including physical hardware and data centers; the role of humans in a production system;  automation by […]

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