The Distributed Data Show

The Distributed Data Show is your weekly source for the latest news and technical expertise to help you succeed in building large-scale distributed systems. Brought to you by the DataStax Developer Advocate team, we go in-depth with DataStax engineers and special guests from the broader data community. New episodes each Tuesday.

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Jul 24, 2018 • By: Adron Hall, Patrick McFadin

Patrick introduces new DataStax evangelist Adron Hall and they discuss the challenges of running distributed data across multiple cloud providers.

Jul 17, 2018 • By: Adron Hall

Today we’re tackling what confusion my exist around the various *-clouds. We have multi-cloud, hybrid-cloud, private-cloud, and so many more. After we narrow down the multi-cloud description to it’s key points the conversation begins around why we’d want something multi-cloud to begin with! It’s the beginning of a series of conversations we’re going to have around the multi-cloud space and all of the complexities, advantages, lock-in, and related topics around this new foray into distributed systems technology.

Jul 10, 2018 • By: David Gilardi

We talk with DataStax Vanguard Lead, Chelsea Navo about how the Vanguard team and DataStax helps enterprises transform to meet the challenges posed by disrupting technology and competitors. 

Jul 03, 2018 • By: Jonathan Lacefield, Jeff Carpenter

We sit down with Jonathan Lacefield to discuss the latest trends in graph processing, from DataStax perspective?  Talk through how the challenges being associated with graph are evolving, current tips/tricks, tools being seen, etc.

Jun 20, 2018 • By: Kathryn Erickson

There’s more to the lean product strategy than just building skateboards. Matthias Brocheler joins guest host Kathryn Erickson to discuss Disruptive Innovation. We’ll discuss and provide practical examples of how to explore an idea you have or a problem you want to solve, how to size your potential market, and when to start writing code.

Jun 19, 2018 • By: Jeff Carpenter



Are all benchmarks lies? Nitsan Wakart joins the show to explain the discipline of performance engineering, the ingredients of an effective benchmark, why you should always create custom benchmarks based on your expected workload, and the benchmarking effort we undertook for DSE 6.

Jun 12, 2018 • By: Jeff Carpenter, David Gilardi

David and Jeff talk with Ted Wilmes from Expero about best practices regarding DSE Graph and the importance of proper data modeling.

Jun 04, 2018 • By: David Gilardi

We talk with support engineer Sequoyha Pelletier about the support team, they’re training gauntlet, and get a bunch of tips and tricks to use in troubleshooting clusters and submitting support tickets.

May 29, 2018 • By: Brian Hess, Jeff Carpenter

Brian Hess joins the show to explain why the bulk loader is a vital tool for a distributed database, the history of bulk loaders for Apache Cassandra, and the virtues of the new DSBulk.

May 22, 2018 • By: Christopher Splinter, David Gilardi

We talk with DataStax product manager for developer solutions, Chris Splinter about new DSE 6 driver features and peer into bright the future of driver development.

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