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Episode 538: Roberto Di Cosmo on Archiving Public Software at Massive Scale

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Episode 538: Roberto Di Cosmo on Archiving Public Software at Massive Scale

Roberto Di Cosmo, professor of Computer Science at University Paris Diderot and founder of the Software Heritage Initiative, discusses the reasons for and challenges of the long-term archiving of publicly available software. SE Radio’s Gavin Henry spoke with Di Cosmo about a wide range of topics, including the selection of storage solutions, efficiently storing objects, […]

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Episode 511: Ant Wilson on Supabase (Postgres as a Service)

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Episode 511: Ant Wilson on Supabase (Postgres as a Service)

Ant Wilson of Supabase discusses building an open source alternative to Firebase with PostgreSQL. SE Radio host Jeremy Jung spoke with Wilson about how Supabase compares to Firebase, building an API layer with postgREST, authentication using GoTrue, row-level security, forking open source projects, using the write ahead log to implement real time updates, provisioning and […]

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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 382: Michael Chan on Learning ReactJS

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Episode 382: Michael Chan on Learning ReactJS

Michael Chan of the React Podcast discusses React, a front end JavaScript framework.  Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Chan about what React is, when to introduce it, and how to learn it without being overwhelmed.  Michael explains how JSX combines JavaScript and HTML-like markup to build components and how it decides how to automatically manipulate […]

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

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Episode 372: Aaron Patterson on the Ruby Runtime

Aaron Patterson of GitHub discusses the Ruby language and its runtime.  Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Aaron about the Ruby language and how it works.  They discuss the language virtual machine, concurrency, garbage collection, and JIT compilation.  If you’ve ever wondered what’s happening under the hood of a programming language, this is a great introduction. […]

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