Tag: distributed systems

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 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 468: Iljitsch van Beijnum on Internet Routing and BGP

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Episode 468: Iljitsch van Beijnum on Internet Routing and BGP

Iljitsch van Beijnum, author of the book BGP: Building Reliable Networks with the Border Gateway Protocol https://www.oreilly.com/pub/au/970 discusses internet routing and BGP – the border gateway protocol used by ISPs to update routing information. Host Robert Blumen spoke with Iljitsch about the topology of the internet, autonomous systems (AS), regulatory bodies that coordinate the AS space, […]

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Episode 460: Evan Weaver on FaunaDB

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Episode 460: Evan Weaver on FaunaDB

Evan Weaver of Fauna discusses the Fauna distributed database. Host Felienne spoke with him about the database’s design and its properties, as well as the FQL query language and the different models it supports: document-based as well as relational. They discuss how Fauna deals with data manipulation with stored procedure-like functions, and how it guarantees […]

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Episode 444: Tug Grall on Redis

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Episode 444: Tug Grall on Redis

Tug Grall of Redis Labs discusses Redis, its evolution over the years, and emerging use cases today. Host Akshay spoke with Tug about Redis’ fundamental data structures and their common uses, its module based ecosystem and Redis’ applicability in a wide range of applications beyond being a layer for caching data such as search, machine […]

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