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Database Choices and Uber with Markus Winand

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/uber_database_edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download When Uber’s engineering team published a blog post about moving to MySQL from Postgres, Markus Winand started receiving lots of email. Markus writes about databases on his blog “Use The Index, Luke,” a guide to database performance for developers. The people emailing Markus wanted to know–if Postgres doesn’t work well for Uber, is it safe to use for anyone? Markus wrote a detailed

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Uber’s Postgres Problems with Evan Klitzke

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Uber_DBs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download When a company switches the relational database it uses, you wouldn’t expect the news of the switch to go viral. Most engineers are not interested in the subtle differences between MySQL and Postgres, right?   Uber recently switched from having Postgres as its main relational database to using MySQL. Evan Klitzke wrote a detailed blog post about the migration, and post got very

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Relational Databases with Craig Kerstiens

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/RelationalDBs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Relational databases are used by most applications. MySQL, Postgres, Microsoft SQL Server, and other products implement the core features of a relational database in different ways. A developer who has never studied this space in detail may not know the differences between these databases, and in this episode we describe some tradeoffs that relational databases can make. Craig Kerstiens is an engineer at

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MemSQL with Nikita Shamgunov

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/memsql_nikita_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMemSQL is a high-performance, in-memory database that combines the horizontal scalability of distributed systems with the familiarity of SQL. Nikita Shamgunov is co-founder and CTO of MemSQL. Questions What types of data does a user want to keep on disk versus on an in-memory database? How does MemSQL compare to MySQL? How do MemSQL users leverage Apache Spark? How does a user onboard with

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MongoDB with Bryan Reinero

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/mongo_bryan_reinero.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database. Bryan Reinero is a developer advocate at MongoDB. Questions include: How are isomorphic JavaScript applications using NoSQL? What is the joke behind the “MongoDB is web scale meme”? Is Mongo used primarily for scalability, modular schema, or simply the first-class JSON objects? What is MongoDB’s impact on the movement towards single-page web applications? How can a developer choose

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JavaScript Overview with Yad Faeq

http://softwaredaily.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/yad_js.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn Episode 0 of SE Daily, Yad and Jeff give a prologue to many of the topics that will be covered in JavaScript Week. Are we beyond the era of monolithic apps and frameworks? What is the switching cost if you want to move from one JavaScript templating language to another? Why does Uber use both MongoDB and MySQL? Why does Quora only use MySQL?

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