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Episode 476: Leonid Shevtsov on Transactional Email

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Episode 476: Leonid Shevtsov on Transactional Email

Leonid Shevtsov, software architect at Railsware and developer of a forthcoming mail transfer agent talks with host Robert Blumen about email protocols and transactional email. The discussion opens with an overview of email; the architecture of email; DNS records and email; components of an email address; how email is forwarded; bounces; other things that can […]

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Episode 475: Rey Bango on Secure Coding Veracode

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Episode 475: Rey Bango on Secure Coding Veracode

Rey Bango, Senior Director of Developer and Security Relations at Veracode, discusses secure coding with host Priyanka Raghavan. They discuss the need for secure coding, barriers to adoption, how training can help teams improve at adopting secure coding practices; key principles of secure coding such as verifying for security early and regularly, looking at security […]

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Episode 474: Paul Butcher on Fuzz testing

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Episode 474: Paul Butcher on Fuzz testing

Paul Butcher of AdaCore discusses Fuzz Testing, an automated testing technique used to find security vulnerabilities and other software flaws. Host Philip Winston spoke with Butcher about positive and negative testing, how fuzz testing fits into the life-cycle of software development, brute-force and blunt-force fuzz testing, the popular open-source American Fuzzy Lop fuzzer from Google, […]

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Episode 473: Mike Del Balso on Feature Stores

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Episode 473: Mike Del Balso on Feature Stores

Mike Del Balso co-founder of Tecton discusses Feature Stores and how it helps operationalize Machine Learning. Akshay spoke with Mike about data engineering challenges to connect signals that make a feature from various data sources to a Machine Learning Model during training and to serve it in production. Mike talks about challenges faced by engineering […]

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Episode 472: Liran Haimovitch on Handling Customer Issues

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Episode 472: Liran Haimovitch on Handling Customer Issues

Liran Haimovtich, CTO of Rookout, joins host Robert Blumen for a discussion of handling customer issues. The discussion covers types of customer issues; handling of issues by a customer-facing support team; how customer support can resolve issues; when issues cannot be resolved by support; escalation path to engineering; how issues are transferred from direct support […]

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