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LinkedIn Data Platform with Carl Steinbach

LinkedIn is a social network with petabytes of data.  In order to store that data, LinkedIn distributes and replicates that data across a large cluster of machines running the Hadoop Distributed File System. In order to run calculations across its large data set, LinkedIn needs to split the computation up using MapReduce-style jobs. LinkedIn has

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Posted on 23 October 2019 | 9:00 am


Crypto Businesses with Haseeb Qureshi

Cryptocurrencies are a fundamental computer science invention.  Cryptocurrencies crashed in 2018 but the technology remains as promising as ever. Bitcoin is a decentralized currency, and a plausible end state that is implied by Bitcoin’s current trajectory is a permissionless, decentralized financial system. This idea of decentralized finance or “DeFi” begs numerous questions: who will build

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Posted on 22 October 2019 | 9:00 am


Dark Lang with Ellen Chisa and Paul Biggar

Dark Lang is a programming language that is tightly integrated with the cloud.  Dark takes an opinionated approach that most developers are going to want to run their applications in the cloud, and this perspective influences how Dark looks at deployments, IDEs, exception handling, and other aspects of software development. Paul Biggar is the founder

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Posted on 21 October 2019 | 9:00 am


LinkedIn Kafka with Nacho Solis

Apache Kafka was created at LinkedIn. Kafka was open sourced in 2011, when the company was eight years old. By that time, LinkedIn had developed a social network with millions of users. LinkedIn’s engineering team was building a range of externally facing products and internal tools, and many of these tools required a high-throughput system

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Posted on 18 October 2019 | 9:00 am


Gravity: Distributed Application Delivery with Ev Kontsevoy

Modern applications are distributed systems. These applications require an installation mechanism that can run and update the software across multiple nodes.  When a SaaS company starts to work with large enterprise customers, that company needs to figure out a way to deliver their product to the enterprise. This requires the SaaS company to deploy the

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Posted on 17 October 2019 | 9:00 am


Incident Reproduction with Tammy Butow

Databases go offline. Services fail to scale up. Deployment errors can cause an application backend to get DDoS’d. When an event happens that prevents your company from operating as expected, it is known as an incident. Software teams respond to an incident by issuing a fix. Sometimes that fix returns the software to its ideal

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Posted on 16 October 2019 | 9:00 am


Diffbot Infrastructure with Mike Tung

Diffbot is a knowledge graph that allows developers to interface with the unstructured web as if it was a structured database. In today’s show, Diffbot CEO Mike Tung returns for a second discussion about how he has built Diffbot and how Diffbot is used. The web has many different entities. Web pages, topics, people, stories,

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Posted on 15 October 2019 | 9:00 am


How To Build A Cloud Provider with Anurag Goel

Render is a cloud provider built on top of Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. Render uses the compute abstractions provided by the major cloud providers to build a second layer cloud provider with the goal of providing a better user experience. Anurag Goel is the founder of Render, and he returns to the show

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Posted on 14 October 2019 | 9:00 am


freeCodeCamp’s Quincy Larson interviews Jeff Meyerson

We are republishing a podcast from the freeCodeCamp Podcast as a weekend episode. Jeff Meyerson is the creator and host of the Software Engineering Daily podcast. Jeff grew up in Texas. He spent most of his childhood playing competitive strategy games like Magic: the Gathering. This lead him to making a lot of money –

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Posted on 12 October 2019 | 9:00 am