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Episode 398: Apache Kudu with Adar Lieber-Dembo

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Episode 398: Apache Kudu with Adar Lieber-Dembo

Adar Lieber-Dembo from Cloudera discusses Apache Kudu, which is a columnar data storage system for fast analytics and fast ingestion of large datasets. Kudu takes its inspiration from systems in the Hadoop ecosystem, but it addresses many of their shortcomings. SE Radio’s Akshay Manchale spoke with Adar about motivations behind building Kudu, features available for […]

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SE-Radio Episode 337: Ben Sigelman on Distributed Tracing

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SE-Radio Episode 337: Ben Sigelman on Distributed Tracing

Ben Sigelman CEO of LightStep and co-author of the OpenTracing standard discusses distributed tracing, a form of event-driven observability useful in debugging distributed systems, understanding latency outlyers, and delivering “white box” analytics.  Host Robert Blumen spoke with Sigelman about the basics of tracing, why it is harder in a distributed system, the concept of tracing […]

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SE-Radio Episode 233: Fangjin Yang on OLAP and the Druid Real-Time Analytical Data Store

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SE-Radio Episode 233: Fangjin Yang on OLAP and the Druid Real-Time Analytical Data Store

Fangjin Yang, creator of the Druid real-time analytical database, talks with Robert Blumen. They discuss the OLAP (online analytical processing) domain, OLAP concepts (hypercube, dimension, metric, and pivot), types of OLAP queries (roll-up, drill-down, and slicing and dicing), use cases for OLAP by organizations, the OLAP store’s position in the enterprise workflow, what “real time” […]

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Episode 220: Jon Gifford on Logging and Logging Infrastructure

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Episode 220: Jon Gifford on Logging and Logging Infrastructure

Robert Blumen talks to Jon Gifford of Loggly about logging and logging infrastructure. Topics include logging defined, purposes of logging, uses of logging in understanding the run-time behavior of programs, who produces logs, who consumes logs and for what reasons, software as the consumer of logs, log formats (structured versus free form), log meta-data, logging […]

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