Tag: podcast

Episode 500: Sergey Gorbunov on Blockchain Interoperability

Filed in Episodes by on February 23, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 500: Sergey Gorbunov on Blockchain Interoperability

Sergey Gorbunov of Axelar discusses blockchain interoperability, a technology that enables decentralized applications to work across multiple blockchain ecosystems. Host Philip Winston spoke with Gorbunov about programmable blockchains, distributed vs. centralized changes, the Ethereum virtual machine, Axelar’s Cross-Chain Gateway Protocol and Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol, security issues, delegated proof of stake, and other implementation details. This […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 499: Uma Chingunde on Building a PaaS

Filed in Episodes by on February 15, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 499: Uma Chingunde on Building a PaaS

Uma Chingunde of Render compares building a PaaS with her previous experience running the Stripe Compute team. Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Chingunde about the role of a PaaS, building on public cloud providers, build vs buy, choosing features, user experience, managing databases, Series A vs later stage startups, and why internal infrastructure teams should […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 498: James Socol on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Filed in Episodes by on February 9, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 498: James Socol on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

James Socol of Policygenius discusses continuous integration and continuous delivery, ways to test and deploy software quickly and easily. SE Radio host Felienne spoke with Socol about why CI and CD matter for the development process, what tools to use to deploy continuously, and how to get your team to adopt the CI/CD mindset and […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 497: Richard L. Sites on Understanding Software Dynamics

Filed in Episodes by on February 1, 2022 1 Comment
Episode 497: Richard L. Sites on Understanding Software Dynamics

Richard L. Sites discusses his new book Understanding Software Dynamics, which offers expert methods and advanced tools for understanding complex, time-constrained software dynamics in order to improve reliability and performance. Philip Winston spoke with Sites about the five fundamental computing resources CPU, Memory, Disk, Network, and Locks, as well as methods for observing and reasoning […]

Continue Reading »

Episode 496: Bruce Momjian on Multi-Version Concurrency Control in Postgres (MVCC)

Filed in Episodes by on January 25, 2022 0 Comments
Episode 496: Bruce Momjian on Multi-Version Concurrency Control in Postgres (MVCC)

This week, Postgres server developer Bruce Momjian joins host Robert Blumen for a discussion of multi-version concurrency control (MVCC) in the Postgres database. They begin with a discussion of the isolation requirement in database transactions (I in ACID); how isolation can be achieved with locking; limitations of locking; how locking limits concurrency and creates variability […]

Continue Reading »