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Episode 189: Eric Lubow on Polyglot Persistence

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Episode 189: Eric Lubow on Polyglot Persistence

Recording Venue: Skype Guest: Eric Lubow Eric Lubow and Robert discuss polyglot persistence, a term used to describe systems that incorporate multiple specialized persistent stores rather than a single general-purpose database.  Eric provides insights into the forces driving this trend:  including diverse data usage patterns, low latency, and increasing volumes of data.  The emergence of […]

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Episode 169: Memory Grid Architecture with Nati Shalom

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Episode 169:  Memory Grid Architecture with Nati Shalom

In this episode, Robert talks with Nati Shalom about the emergence of large-system architectures consisting of a grid of high-memory nodes.

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Episode 166: Living Architectures with John Wiegand

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Episode 166: Living Architectures with John Wiegand

This time we have John Wiegand on the mic for an episode on architectures and agile software development. We talk about the role of architectures in an agile world and why architectures change and need to change over time. We discuss the characteristics of those living architectures, using the Eclipse and the Jazz projects as examples, and the surrounding development methods for such environments.

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Episode 104: Plugin Architectures

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Episode 104: Plugin Architectures

In this episode we talk with Klaus Marquardt about building systems out of plugins. After briefly introducing the concept of a plugin in contrast to modules and related software engineering concepts, we discuss different views on plugins and different ways of working with plugins for developing software. We are looking at plugins for embedded systems as well as large business systems, at how plugins change the working mode and team organization, and discuss the possibilities of why and when to use plugins for implementing software systems.

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Episode 95: The New Guardian.co.uk website with Matt Wall and Erik DoernenBurg

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Episode 95: The New Guardian.co.uk website with Matt Wall and Erik DoernenBurg

In this episode we talk to Matthew Wall (Guardian News and Media) and Erik Doernenburg (Thoughtworks) about their work on the new guardian.co.uk website. We discuss the challenge of scalability and interactivity, their use of Domain Driven Design, some of the technical building blocks as well as the approaches they use for performance measuring and scalability tuning.

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