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Episode 488: Chris Riccomini and Dmitriy Ryaboy on the Missing Readme

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Episode 488: Chris Riccomini and Dmitriy Ryaboy on the Missing Readme

Chris Riccomini and Dmitriy Ryaboy discuss their book, The Missing Readme, which is intended to be the missing manual for new software engineers. Felienne spoke with Riccomini and Ryaboy about a range of topics that new software engineers might not have learned about in university or bootcamp, including how to handle technical debt, how to […]

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Episode 487: Davide Bedin on Dapr Distributed Application Runtime

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Episode 487: Davide Bedin on Dapr Distributed Application Runtime

Davide Bedin, a cloud solution architect at Microsoft and professional Dapr enthusiast joined host Jeff Doolittle to discuss his book, Practical Microservices with Dapr and .NET. Dapr (the Distributed Application Runtime; https://dapr.io) simplifies cloud-native application development by providing standards-based solutions for common application requirements. This approach provides a clean separation of core application logic from […]

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Episode 486: Bob Nystrom on Dart

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Episode 486: Bob Nystrom on Dart

Bob Nystrom, author of Crafting Interpreters and a software engineer at Google working on the Dart programming language, discusses the key features of Dart that make it an excellent choice for fast apps on any platform. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Nystrom about Dart’s history, hardware out of your control, async-await, concurrency, mobile platforms, threads, […]

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Episode 485: Howard Chu on B+tree Data Structure in Depth

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Episode 485: Howard Chu on B+tree Data Structure in Depth

Howard Chu, CTO of Symas Corp and chief architect of the OpenLDAP project, discusses the key features of B+tree data structures, which are the default selection for efficient and predictable storage of sorted data. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Chu about B+tree data structures; why they allow searches, insertions, and deletions in logarithmic time; what […]

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Episode 484: Audrey Lawrence on Timeseries Databases

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Episode 484: Audrey Lawrence on Timeseries Databases

Audrey Lawrence of Amazon discusses Timeseries Databases and their new database offering Amazon Timestream. Philip Winston spoke with Lawrence about data modeling, ingestion, queries, performance, life-cycle management, hot data vs. cold data, operating at scale, and the advantages of a serverless architecture.   Related Links Audrey Lawrence’s LinkedIn Amazon Timestream Home AWS Database Blog Post: […]

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