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Episode 433: Jay Kreps on ksqlDB

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Episode 433: Jay Kreps on ksqlDB

Jay Kreps, CEO and Co-Founder of Confluent discusses ksqlDB which is a SQL engine for data in Apache Kafka. Jay talks about stream processing, Kafka and how the data can now be queried with push/pull queries with ksqlDB, similar to a relational database. Jay discusses some of the similarities and differences between SQL databases and […]

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Episode 417: Alex Petrov on Database Storage Engines

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Episode 417: Alex Petrov on Database Storage Engines

Alex Petrov, author of Database Internals explains the ins and outs of database storage engines. What are they? How do they differ?  What problems do they solve? Host Adam Gordon Bell spoke with Alex about these questions as well as how information is stored on disk, different strategies for building indexes and the difference between […]

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Episode 397: Pat Helland on Data Management with Microservices

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Episode 397: Pat Helland on Data Management with Microservices

Pat Helland, who has been working on building data management systems since 1978, talks to host Akshay Manchale about Data Management at scale with Microservices. Pat talks about trends in storage and computing, state management, immutable data storage, and idempotent computation. He also talks about various ways to look at data — “inside” vs. “outside,” “prescriptive” […]

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Episode 381: Josh Long on Spring Boot

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Episode 381: Josh Long on Spring Boot

Josh Long, developer advocate at Pivotal, discusses Spring Boot with host Simon Crossley, and the features that it provides to efficiently develop production ready enterprise web applications. With 18 years of experience the Spring Framework is certainly mature, and Spring Boot is an attempt to package many of the standard patterns of enterprise development to […]

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Episode 371: Howard Chu On the Lightning Memory-Mapped Database (LMDB)

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Episode 371: Howard Chu On the Lightning Memory-Mapped Database (LMDB)

Howard Chu, CTO of Symas Corp and chief architect of the OpenLDAP project, discusses the key technical features of the Lightning Memory-mapped Database (LMDB) that make it one of the fastest, most efficient, and safest embedded data stores in the world. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Chu about B+tree data structures, multi-version concurrency control, memory-mapped […]

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