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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Jan 30, 2018 • By: Nick Panahi, Jeff Carpenter

We talk with Nick Panahi, Product Manager for DSE Search, about the distinction between secondary indexes and search indexes, the challenges of distributed search engines, and future directions for DSE Search.

Jan 23, 2018 • By: Jeff Carpenter, David Gilardi, Luke Tillman

The evangelist team shares some its internal discussions and debates about the intersection of microservice architecture and the data tier.

Jan 09, 2018 • By: Kathryn Erickson, Jeff Carpenter

We talk with Kat Erickson about the popularity of orchestration frameworks like Kubernetes and the pros and cons of using orchestration for deployment of distributed databases. 

Jan 02, 2018 • By: Jeff Carpenter, Luke Tillman, David Gilardi

The DataStax Evangelist team offers their predictions on the big technology trends to look for in 2018, including microservices and service meshes, containers and orchestration, and the emergence of higher level managed services for machine learning and AI applications. 

Dec 26, 2017 • By: Jeff Carpenter, Patrick McFadin, David Gilardi

Dec 19, 2017 • By: Patrick McFadin

DuyHai Doan and Patrick McFadin explain the primary two ways of distributing data used in computer science: hash-based partitioning and range-based partitioning, and the implications of each of these on operations (hint: rebalancing!). 

Dec 12, 2017 • By: David Gilardi, Patrick McFadin

Patrick McFadin talks with David Gilardi about the new recommendation engine recently added to the KillrVideo reference application using DSE Graph and Java DSL’s (Domain Specific Language).

Dec 05, 2017 • By: Luke Tillman

Luke Tillman and DuyHai Doan talk about why pre-aggregation is difficult on an eventually consistent database like Apache Cassandra, and debate whether the storage engine in Cassandra should be made pluggable.

Dec 01, 2017 • By: David Gilardi

David Gilardi talks with Kiyu Gabriel and Darla Baker about the DataStax Managed Cloud and gets some details on the advantages of using a managed service for your distributed database.

Nov 21, 2017 • By: Kathryn Erickson, Jeff Carpenter

Kat Erickson announces the availability of official Docker images of DataStax Enterprise and why you should use them.