Tag: PostgreSQL

Episode 454: Thomas Richter on Postgres as an OLAP database

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Episode 454: Thomas Richter on Postgres as an OLAP database

Thomas Richter, founder of Swarm64, discusses the internals of the Postgres open source database project. Host Adam Conrad spoke with Richter about an introduction to relational databases, comparisons of OLAP and OLTP structures, performance considerations, and advanced features of the Postgres architecture. Related Links Swarm64 Postgres homepage A quick explanation of OLAP and OLTP Postgres […]

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Episode 446: Nigel Poulton on Kubernetes Fundamentals

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Episode 446: Nigel Poulton on Kubernetes Fundamentals

Nigel Poulton, author of The Kubernetes Book and Docker Deep Dive, discusses Kubernetes fundamentals, why Kubernetes is gaining so much momentum, and why it’s considered “the” Cloud OS. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Poulton about when to use Kubernetes, the different ways to deploy it, the protocols involved, security considerations, pods, sidecars, the RAFT protocol, […]

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364: Peter Zaitsev on Choosing the Right Open Source Database

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364: Peter Zaitsev on Choosing the Right Open Source Database

Peter Zaitsev of Percona discusses with host Nate Black how to choose the right open source database and why you may need multiple databases. Topics include: vendor lock-in and the role of cloud database services, the value of experience, judging what use cases databases are bad at, why there is no free lunch when it […]

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