Bernd

Bernd is working as an Architect for SAP AG in Walldorf. His main areas of working are Eclipse, OSGi and Modeling. Before he joined SAP, Bernd was working as an independent consultant in different domains from tooling for automotive embedded systems to enterprise Java applications.
Benrd is a regular speaker at various conferences and has written a number of articles in different magazines. In 2008 there has been a published a German book by dPunkt on OSGi which he have co-authored called "Die OSGi Service Platform.

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Episode 165: NoSQL and MongoDB with Dwight Merriman

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Episode 165: NoSQL and MongoDB with Dwight Merriman

Dwight Merriman talks with Robert about the emerging NoSQL movement, the three types of non-relational data stores, Brewer’s CAP theorem, the weaker consistency guarantees that can be made in a distributed database, document-oriented data stores, the data storage needs of modern web applications, and the open source MongoDB.

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Episode 164: Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin

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Episode 164: Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin

This episode covers the topic of agile testing. Michael interviews Lisa Crispin as an practionier and book author on agile testing. We cover several topics ranging from the role of the tester in agile teams, over test automation strategy and regression testing, to continuous integration.

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Episode 163: State of the Union

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Episode 163: State of the Union

Announcement regarding the release cycle.

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Episode 162: Project Voldemort with Jay Kreps

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Episode 162: Project Voldemort with Jay Kreps

Jay Kreps talks about the open source data store Project Voldemort. Voldemort is a distributed key-value store used by LinkedIn and other high-traffic web sites to overcome the inherent scalability limitations of a relational database. The conversation delves into the workings of a Voldemort cluster, the type of consistency guarantees that can be made in a distributed database, and the tradeoff between client and the server.

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Episode 161: Agile Product Management with Roman Pichler

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Episode 161: Agile Product Management with Roman Pichler

In this episode, we discuss with Roman Pichler how Scrum impacts product management and how agile product management differs from traditional approaches. The topics covered include product owners on large projects and product owner teams, facilitating customer feedback through early and frequent releases, envisioning the product, and creating products with the minimum functionality. Enjoy!

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