Technical interviews about software topics.
Smart Agriculture with David Potere
Agriculture infrastructure allows plants such as corn, soy, and wheat to move from large scale farms to consumers all around the world. The relevant players in the agricultural infrastructure includes growers, shippers, and planners. These individuals need new technology to interact more efficiently. Growers need to be able to connect more smoothly with buyers. Farmers
Data Observability with Barr Moses and Lior Gavish
Data lakes and data warehouses store high volumes of multidimensional data. Data sources for these pieces of infrastructure can become unreliable for a variety of reasons. When data sources break, it can cause downstream problems. One company working to solve the problem of data reliability is Monte Carlo Data. Barr Moses and Lior Gavish are
Vendia: Serverless and Blockchains with Tim Wagner and David Wells
When Tim Wagner worked at Amazon, he invented AWS Lambda. After working on the early serverless infrastructure, he joined Coinbase and worked as VP of Engineering. Since leaving Coinbase, he has started a new company called Vendia. Vendia combines his learnings from the serverless space with the innovations around blockchains to work on the problem
Facebook GraphQL with Lee Byron (Repeat)
Originally published July 19, 2019 In 2011, Facebook had begun to focus its efforts on mobile development. Mobile phones did not have access to reliable, high bandwidth connections, and the Facebook engineering team needed to find a solution to improve the request latency between mobile clients and the backend Facebook infrastructure. One source of latency
Monolith Migration with Jan Schiffman and Sherman Wood (Repeat)
Originally published September 4, 2018 TIBCO was started in the 90’s with a popular message bus product that was widely used by finance companies, logistics providers, and other systems with high throughput. As TIBCO grew in popularity, the company expanded into other areas through products it developed in-house as well as through acquisitions. One acquisition
Hex: Data Project Sharing with Caitlin Colgrove and Barry McCardel
Data science is a collaborative field. Collaboration requires sharing the artifacts that data scientists are working on, such as Jupyter Notebooks and SQL tables. Hex is a platform for improving sharing across data science workflows. Caitlin Colgrove and Barry McCardel are founders of Hex and they join the show to discuss what they have built.