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Cloud-Native Applications with Cornelia Davis

9/13/2019
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Amazon Web Services first came out in 2006. It took several years before the software industry realized that cloud computing was a transformative piece of technology. Initially, the common perspective around cloud computing was that it was a useful tool for startups, but would not be a smart option for large, established businesses. Cloud computing The post Cloud-Native Applications with Cornelia Davis appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:54:54

Talking Python with Michael Kennedy

9/12/2019
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Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the software world. After working with Python and developing a love for the language, Michael Kennedy started to wonder why there was not a high quality podcast dedicated to covering the community and new technologies of the Python ecosystem. Michael started Talk Python To Me The post Talking Python with Michael Kennedy appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:56:28

MongoDB Data Platform with Andrew Davidson

9/11/2019
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A new software application has simple requirements for a database. The database needs to be written to and read from. The database fulfills simple needs such as storing user information and providing the application frontend with the necessary data to render a simple webpage of financial transactions or blog posts. As an application becomes successful, The post MongoDB Data Platform with Andrew Davidson appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:52:04

Google Spanner with Deepti Srivastava

9/10/2019
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Spanner is a globally distributed, transactionally consistent database. Spanner initially emerged as a paper that came out of Google in 2012. Around this time, database scalability was difficult to solve, even for Google. The Spanner paper offered some breakthroughs in distributed systems which allowed Google to take some of the learnings from BigTable’s eventual consistency The post Google Spanner with Deepti Srivastava appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:57:20

Open Source Policy with Bruce Perens

9/9/2019
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Open source plays a key role in today’s world of technology businesses. Today, the impact of open source seems obvious. From Kubernetes to distributed databases to cloud providers, so much of our software is powered by open source. But it was not always this way. Bruce Perens was one of the earliest figures in the The post Open Source Policy with Bruce Perens appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:56:44

JavaScript Jabber with Jeff Meyerson

9/8/2019
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Host: Charles Max Wood of JavaScript Jabber Joined by Special Guest: Jeffrey Meyerson Jeffrey Meyerson, founder of FindCollabs and host at Software Engineering Daily joins Charles Max Wood for a discussion about latest trends in the developer world, ways of monetizing podcasts, and finding ads for podcasts. Jeffrey shares how he started to host podcasts and how he became The post JavaScript Jabber with Jeff Meyerson appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:45:57

Repl.it: Browser Coding with Amjad Masad

9/6/2019
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The browser has become the central application of the consumer operating system. Every piece of client software, from email to document management, has become usable through the browser. Even modern desktop software such as Slack is built using Electron, a tool for building client applications that essentially run inside of a browser without an address The post Repl.it: Browser Coding with Amjad Masad appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:56:32

Monday: Business Management Software with Eran Zinman

9/5/2019
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Modern software is built with cloud services, APIs, and other high level tools. Technical software development is moving beyond the realm of writing code. Individuals who do not have a background in computer science or programming can create increasingly complex tools. Higher level APIs include Twilio for managing phone communications, and Stripe for managing financial The post Monday: Business Management Software with Eran Zinman appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:57:05

Cassandra Business with Jonathan Ellis

9/4/2019
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Cassandra was initially released in 2008 as a project out of Facebook. Cassandra offered an open source solution to database scalability issues that were being tackled internally by large companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook. 2008 was a golden age of new infrastructure, with systems such as Hadoop and Kafka gaining traction around the same The post Cassandra Business with Jonathan Ellis appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:54:41

DevOps at Delta Air Lines with Jasmine James

9/3/2019
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Airlines have always had an emphasis on new technology. Over the years, airlines have needed to develop more and more software. Digital transformation is causing every large company to adopt the tools and practices of software companies, and that includes Delta Airlines. Delta Airlines has existed for more than 90 years. Over that period of The post DevOps at Delta Air Lines with Jasmine James appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:43:02

Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 2) with Ilya Sukhar

8/30/2019
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Ilya Sukhar founded Parse in 2011 to make cloud services for mobile developers. Parse was a newer kind of cloud provider called “backend-as-a-service”, built to simplify the complexities of Amazon Web Services and the complexities of the mobile ecosystem. During this time, Facebook was in the middle of its shift toward becoming a mobile application The post Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 2) with Ilya Sukhar appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:05:06

Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 1) with Charity Majors

8/29/2019
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Parse was a backend-as-a-service company that started in 2011 with the initial focus of making the cloud easier to use for mobile developers. Parse had several novel engineering challenges. In 2011, it was not easy to build on top of AWS, nor was it easy to build within the young mobile ecosystem. Charity Majors was The post Facebook Parse Acquisition (Part 1) with Charity Majors appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:58:21

Facebook Engineering Process with Kent Beck

8/28/2019
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Kent Beck is a legendary figure in the world of software engineering. Kent was an early advocate of Test-Driven Development (TDD), and popularized the idea of writing unit tests before writing code that would satisfy those unit tests. A unit test isolates and tests a small piece of functionality within a large piece of software. The post Facebook Engineering Process with Kent Beck appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:56:49

Facebook Release Engineering with Chuck Rossi

8/27/2019
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When Chuck Rossi joined Facebook in 2008, he was one of the most experienced release engineers at the company. As he began to explore the engineering practices of the organization, he was surprised, confused, and impressed by the release engineering system that he encountered. Release engineering is the process by which software is released to The post Facebook Release Engineering with Chuck Rossi appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:05:45

Facebook Scaling with Pedram Keyani

8/26/2019
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Facebook is a large multiuser application. Scaling Facebook was different than scaling a single-user application such as an ecommerce store or a search engine. A social network is faced with unique infrastructure scalability challenges, as well as subjective questions around user communications, privacy, and content. Pedram Keyani worked at Google before joining Facebook in 2007. The post Facebook Scaling with Pedram Keyani appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:58:05

Crypto and OSS with Haseeb Qureshi, Joseph Jacks, and Alok Vasudev

8/23/2019
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Cryptocurrencies are decentralized monetary systems built on open source software. The open source software movement has evolved from the world of Linux, MySQL, and Apache to a thriving ecosystem of commercial enterprises built around open source software. This ecosystem includes projects such as Kubernetes, MongoDB, and ReactJS. It includes large organizations such as Amazon Web The post Crypto and OSS with Haseeb Qureshi, Joseph Jacks, and Alok Vasudev appeared first on Software...

Duration:01:03:17

Technical Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher

8/22/2019
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When a new employee joins a software company, it is often unclear where that employee should begin. Do they have a mentor? What are they working on? What are the expectations for how fast that employee should be contributing? The early period of employment is often referred to as “onboarding.” During the onboarding period, an The post Technical Onboarding with Kristen Gallagher appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:01:06:01

Time Series Databases with Rob Skillington

8/21/2019
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A time series database is optimized for the storage of high volumes of sequential data across time. Time series databases are often organized as columnar data stores that can write large volumes of data quickly. These systems can sometimes tolerate data loss, because the data they are gathering is used for monitoring and other applications The post Time Series Databases with Rob Skillington appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:58:19

Insurance Software with Gordon Wintrob

8/20/2019
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Insurance is an old business. Individuals and businesses have been buying insurance policies for decades. These insurance policies can cost hundreds, thousands, or tens of thousands of dollars per year. Software is remaking the insurance industry. One way new software can improve the insurance industry is through better brokerage technology. Insurance involves carriers and brokers, The post Insurance Software with Gordon Wintrob appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

Duration:00:56:07

Open Source Business Models with Karthik Ranganathan, Heather Meeker, and Matt Asay

8/19/2019
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Open source software has evolved into a thriving, multifaceted ecosystem. Open source encompasses operating systems and databases. Open source embodies both altruism and self-interest. And open source enables thriving businesses from WordPress blogs to hundred billion dollar cloud providers. There is a large set of business models that can be built around a successful open The post Open Source Business Models with Karthik Ranganathan, Heather Meeker, and Matt Asay appeared first on Software...

Duration:01:01:52