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Episode 512: Tim Post on Rubber Duck Debugging

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Episode 512: Tim Post on Rubber Duck Debugging

Tim Post of echoreply.io discusses “rubber duck debugging,” a way to wrap your head about problems and solutions. Host Felienne spoke with Post about rubber duck debugging, and how it can help you find answers to complex problems. They also discuss the role of documentation in problem solving and how techniques from rubber duck debugging […]

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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 509: Matt Butcher and Matt Farina on Helm Charts

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Episode 509: Matt Butcher and Matt Farina on Helm Charts

Matt Butcher and Matt Farina, authors of the book Learning Helm, join SE Radio host Robert Blumen to discuss Helm, the package manager for kubernetes. Beginning with a review of kubernetes and Helm, this episode explores the history of helm; the need for a package manager on kubernetes; helm terminology; how helm handles package dependencies; […]

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Episode 507: Kevin Hu on Data Observability

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Episode 507: Kevin Hu on Data Observability

Kevin Hu, CEO and co-founder of the startup Metaplane, chatted with SE Radio’s Priyanka Raghavan about data observability. Starting from basics such as defining terms and weighing key differences and similarities between software and data observability, the episode explores components of data observability, biases in data algorithms, and how to deal with missing data. From there, […]

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Episode 506: Rob Hirschfeld on Bare Metal Infrastructure

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Episode 506: Rob Hirschfeld on Bare Metal Infrastructure

Rob Hirschfeld, CEO of RackN, discusses “bare metal as a service” with SE Radio host Brijesh Ammanath. This episode examines all things bare metal, starting with the basics before doing a deep dive into bare metal configuration, provisioning, common failures and challenges, achieving resiliency, and the benefits of this set up. The discussion explores standards […]

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