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Episode 413: Spencer Kimball on CockroachDB

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Episode 413: Spencer Kimball on CockroachDB

Spencer Kimball, Co-Founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs talks about CockroachDB, an open source distributed database system. Host Akshay Manchale spoke with Kimball about his past experience with relational databases that convinced him of the need for a better open source distributed database. . Spencer talks about challenges involved in using a sharded single node […]

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Episode 393: Jay Kreps on Enterprise Integration Architecture with a Kafka Event Log

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Episode 393: Jay Kreps on Enterprise Integration Architecture with a Kafka Event Log

Jay Kreps, CEO of Confluent discusses an enterprise integration architecture organized around an event log. Robert Blumen spoke with Jay about the N-squared problem of data integration; how LinkedIn tried and failed to solve the integration problem;  the nature of events; the enterprise event schema; schema definition languages; the use of an event log in […]

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Episode 370: Chris Richardson on Microservice Patterns

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Episode 370: Chris Richardson on Microservice Patterns

Chris Richardson of microservices.io and author of the book Microservices Patterns discuss microservices patterns which constitute a set of best practices and building-block solutions to problems inherent in building applications out of small coordinated services. Host Robert Blumen spoke with Richardson about the evolution of microservices, community adoption of best practices, patterns for inter-service communication […]

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SE-Radio Episode 328: Bruce Momjian on the Postgres Query Planner

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SE-Radio Episode 328: Bruce Momjian on the Postgres Query Planner

Bruce Momjian, a longtime Postgres developer, educator and consultant joins Robert Blumen for a discussion of the SQL query planner in the Postgres relational database. Topics covered include what is a query? How queries are evaluated by the server; the phases of query evaluation; SQL as a declarative language; why declarative query evaluation is simpler […]

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SE-Radio Episode 252: Christopher Meiklejohn on CRDTs

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SE-Radio Episode 252: Christopher Meiklejohn on CRDTs

Robert Blumen talks to Christopher Meiklejohn about conflict-free replicated data types (CRDTs). The discussion covers forms of consistency in distributed systems; conflicts and conflict resolution algorithms; consistency and concurrency; the discovery of CRDTs; state-based and operations-based CRDTs; examples of some well-known CRDTs, including counters and sets; time and space complexity; uses of CRDTs in chat […]

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