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Episode 511: Ant Wilson on Supabase (Postgres as a Service)

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Episode 511: Ant Wilson on Supabase (Postgres as a Service)

Ant Wilson of Supabase discusses building an open source alternative to Firebase with PostgreSQL. SE Radio host Jeremy Jung spoke with Wilson about how Supabase compares to Firebase, building an API layer with postgREST, authentication using GoTrue, row-level security, forking open source projects, using the write ahead log to implement real time updates, provisioning and […]

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Episode 510: Deepthi Sigireddi on How Vitess Scales MySQL

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Episode 510: Deepthi Sigireddi on How Vitess Scales MySQL

In this episode, Deepthi Sigireddi of PlanetScale spoke with SE Radio host Nikhil Krishna about how Vitess scales MySQL. They discussed the design and architecture of Vitess; how Vitess impacts modern data problems; sharding and scale out; connection pooling; components of the Vitess system; configuration; and running Vitess on Kubernetes. Related Links Vitess Vitess on […]

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Episode 509: Matt Butcher and Matt Farina on Helm Charts

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Episode 509: Matt Butcher and Matt Farina on Helm Charts

Matt Butcher and Matt Farina, authors of the book Learning Helm, join SE Radio host Robert Blumen to discuss Helm, the package manager for kubernetes. Beginning with a review of kubernetes and Helm, this episode explores the history of helm; the need for a package manager on kubernetes; helm terminology; how helm handles package dependencies; […]

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Episode 508: Jérôme Laban on Cross-Platform UI

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Episode 508: Jérôme Laban on Cross-Platform UI

Jérôme Laban, CTO of Uno Platform, joined SE Radio’s Jeff Doolittle for a conversation about cross-platform user interfaces. They discussed the unique challenges and possibilities related to applications designed to run on multiple platforms — issues such as platform fidelity versus product-specific fidelity, including the trade-offs between a lowest-common-denominator approach and embracing each specific platform’s […]

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Episode 507: Kevin Hu on Data Observability

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Episode 507: Kevin Hu on Data Observability

Kevin Hu, CEO and co-founder of the startup Metaplane, chatted with SE Radio’s Priyanka Raghavan about data observability. Starting from basics such as defining terms and weighing key differences and similarities between software and data observability, the episode explores components of data observability, biases in data algorithms, and how to deal with missing data. From there, […]

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