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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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SE-Radio Episode 241: Kyle Kingsbury on Consensus in Distributed Systems

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SE-Radio Episode 241: Kyle Kingsbury on Consensus in Distributed Systems

Kyle Kingsbury, known as Aphyr on Twitter and for his blog by the same name, talks to Stefan Tilkov about consensus in distributed systems and about his experience in testing systems to see how they behave in case of failures. In addition to discussing some of the theoretical foundations, such as the CAP theorem, isolation […]

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Episode 227: Eric Brewer: The CAP Theorem, Then and Now

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Episode 227: Eric Brewer: The CAP Theorem, Then and Now

Robert Blumen talks with Eric Brewer, who discovered the CAP (consistency, availability, partition tolerance) theorem. The first part of the show focuses on Brewer’s original thesis presented at the 2000 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC): What set of problems motivated the formulation of CAP? How was it understood at the time? What are […]

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Episode 194: Michael Hunger on Graph Databases

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Episode 194: Michael Hunger on Graph Databases

Recording Venue: Skype Guest: Michael Hunger Michael Hunger of Neo Technology, and a developer on the Neo4J database, joins Robert to discuss graph databases. Graph databases fall within the larger category of NoSQL databases but they are not primarily a solution to problems of scale. They differentiate themselves from RDBMS in offering a data model built […]

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Episode 102: Relational Databases

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Episode 102: Relational Databases

In this espisode we take a closer look at relational database systems and the concepts behind them. We start by discussing the relational paradigm, its concepts and ramifications, and go on to architectural aspects.

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