Data Engineering with Tobias Macey

The Hadoop ecosystem provided every company with the tools to store and query large amounts of data at a low cost. Since 2005, that ecosystem has expanded with more and more open source applications for data infrastructure. 

Data infrastructure includes databases, data lakes, distributed queues, data warehouses, query engines, web applications, on-prem software, closed source, open source, cloud platforms, and software-as-a-service. There is so much software, and it is difficult to keep track of everything in the data engineering ecosystem.

Tobias Macey is the host of the Data Engineering Podcast, a show about technologies and practices in the world of data engineering. Tobias joins today’s episode as a guest to give his perspective on the evolving landscape of data engineering, and the trends he is seeing on the data engineering podcast.


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  • FindCollabs is a place to find collaborators and build projects. FindCollabs is the company I am building, and we are having an online hackathon with $2500 in prizes. If you are working on a project, or you are looking for other programmers to build a project or start a company with, check out FindCollabs. I’ve been interviewing people from some of these projects on the FindCollabs podcast, so if you want to learn more about the community you can hear that podcast.
  • Upcoming conferences I’m attending: Datadog Dash July 16th and 17th in NYC, Open Core Summit September 19th and 20th in San Francisco
  • We are hiring two interns for software engineering and business development! If you are interested in either position, send an email with your resume to with “Internship” in the subject line.


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