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Episode 369: Derek Collison on Messaging Systems and NATS

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Episode 369: Derek Collison on Messaging Systems and NATS

Derek Collison of Synadia discusses messaging systems and the open source project NATS. Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Collison about different messaging patterns such as request reply, publish subscribe, and queuing.  They discuss how introducing a messaging system can solve problems like routing, load balancing, and security to simplify ops. They also go into how […]

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SE-Radio Episode 362: Simon Riggs on Advanced Features of PostgreSQL

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SE-Radio Episode 362: Simon Riggs on Advanced Features of PostgreSQL

Simon Riggs, founder and CTO of 2nd Quadrant, discusses the advanced features of the Postgres database, that allow developers to focus on applications whilst the database does the heavy lifting of handling large and diverse quantities of data. Host Simon Crossley spoke with Riggs about advanced SQL, indexes, extensibility and scale; using window functions to […]

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SE-Radio Episode 354: Avi Kivity on ScyllaDB

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SE-Radio Episode 354: Avi Kivity on ScyllaDB

Avi Kivity of Scylladb deep dives into the internals of Scylladb and what makes it a high performant version of Cassandra, a distributed key-value datastore. Host Nishant Suneja spoke with Avi about how Scylla’s shared nothing architecture helps it in “scaling up” on every single node in the cluster. The discussion further goes into Scylla’s […]

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SE-Radio Episode 347: Daniel Corbett on Load Balancing and HAProxy

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SE-Radio Episode 347: Daniel Corbett on Load Balancing and HAProxy

Daniel Corbett of HAProxy discusses how load balancers such as HAProxy are used to improve application scalability, reliability, and security. Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Corbett to explain the concept of load and how a load balancer can distribute it across application servers; the open systems interconnection (OSI) model and how it relates to load […]

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SE-Radio Episode 345: Tyler McMullen on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

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SE-Radio Episode 345: Tyler McMullen on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Tyler McMullen of Fastly discusses using Content Delivery Networks to improve application speed, reliability, and security. Host Jeremy Jung speaks with McMullen about what CDNs are and how developers can take advantage of them. They discuss how a CDN consists of thousands of edge servers in datacenters around the world; how these servers cache and […]

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