Tag: Datascape

Datascape Podcast Episode 33 – Recapping Google Next 2019 with Stéphane Fréchette

Today on the show we welcome Stéphane Fréchette to help us through our 2019 Google Next Special! Stéphane is a Google Cloud Solution Architect. In this episode, he does a great job of pulling out the themes and unpacking some…

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Technical insights into CockroachDB

I recently had the pleasure of discussing CockroachDB on the Datascape Podcast with Chris Presley and I wanted to supplement that episode with a bit more technical information about this database. A deeper look at consensus CockroachDB uses the Raft…

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Datascape podcast Episode 22 – moving 10,000 servers to the public cloud

Today’s guest is Pierig Le Saux, an expert in Service Reliability Engineering and Systems Administration, providing architectural guidance on complex issues and leading technical projects here at Pythian. Pierig joins us to talk to us about his experience in a…

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Datascape podcast episode 15 – machine learning primer for enterprise IT with Paul Spiegelhalter

Joining us today we have my esteemed colleague Paul Spiegelhalter. Paul is a data scientist and machine learning specialist with expertise in predictive analytics and algorithmic modeling across a number of industries, including computer vision, online advertising and user analysis,…

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Datascape podcast episode 14 – the impact of automation on the DBA career

In this episode we are going to continue talking about the evolution of the DBA career, specifically as it pertains to automation. Today we are under more pressure than ever to automate our tasks. This is driven by cloud-first initiatives…

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Datscape podcast episode 13 – serverless computing—the next evolution of Cloud Systems

In this episode we will be talking about serverless computing otherwise also known as ‘functions as a service’. Now if you’re a data person, before you change the channel, stick around for 60 more seconds! The reason we’re going to…

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Episode 12 – Why you should be paying attention to CosmoDB

Recently Microsoft announced Azure Cosmos DB, the successor for DocumentDB. One of our Datascape regulars, Warner Chaves, called me up to tell me how excited he was and how significant he thinks that this development is to cloud-based databases. By…

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Episode 11: Recapping Percona Live & what’s going on with MySQL?

Today we welcome Derek Downey to the show. Derek is the Practice Advocate for the OpenSource Database practice at Pythian, helping to align technical and business objectives for companies and clients. Derek has also been a presenter at Percona Live…

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Datascape podcast episode 10 – getting transactional with Hadoop

In this episode we discuss using Hadoop as the data store for a public facing, web based application. We talk about some of the challenges and how they were overcome.

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Datascape podcast episode 9 – what’s up with Oracle these days?

With the hype around cloud and cloud first initiatives, automation, DevOps, and very specialized cloud-based databases, I wondered what was going on with one of the datascape’s old faithful technologies, Oracle Database.

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