Tag: Datascape

Episode 11: Recapping Percona Live & What’s Going On with MySQL?

Today we welcome Derek Downey to the show. Derek is the Practice Advocate for the OpenSource Database practice at Pythian, helping to align technical and business objectives for companies and clients. Derek has also been a presenter at Percona Live…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 10 – Getting Transactional with Hadoop

In this episode we discuss using Hadoop as the data store for a public facing, web based application. We talk about some of the challenges and how they were overcome.

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Datascape Podcast Episode 9 – What’s Up with Oracle These Days?

With the hype around cloud and cloud first initiatives, automation, DevOps, and very specialized cloud-based databases, I wondered what was going on with one of the datascape’s old faithful technologies, Oracle Database.

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Datascape Podcast Episode 8 – SQL Server 2017 & Microsoft Data Amp

In this episode, Warner joins us again, this time to discuss the Microsoft Data Amp 2017 event and dive into detail about all of the new and exciting announcements that were made. We dive into data migration services, the managed instance concept, today’s expectations of DBA’s, and much more!

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Datascape Podcast Episode 7 – Discussing Data Governance with Dennis Walker

In this episode we discuss the ins and outs of data governance with Dennis Walker. We’ll cover why it’s important, how it’s changed and how to get started.

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Datascape Podcast Episode 6 – Discussing Google Next Conference with John Laham

Today on the show we are talking to John Laham about the Google Cloud Next Conference which took place earlier this month in San Francisco. John currently works at Pythian as a Cloud Solution Architect focusing primarily on the Google…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 5 – Exploring Cassandra Database

Today we are talking to John Schulz about the Cassandra Database System. We are going to explore the basics and compare it to conventional Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), include some use cases, best practices and a few helpful tips for getting started learning Cassandra.

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Datascape Podcast Episode 4 – Discussing Oracle Licensing in the Public Cloud

Bjoern Rost (@ROST) explains Oracle licensing on prem and in the public cloud.

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Datascape Podcast Episode 3 – All About Data Lakes with Danil Zburivsky

I started hearing the term ‘data lake’ a few years ago but didn’t pay a ton of attention to it. Today, the term’s still around and so is the hype. According to this article on Wikipedia the term is poorly…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 2 – Running SQL Server on Linux – Say whaaat??!

SQL Server is a conventional RDBMS created in partnership between Microsoft and Sybase in ~1989. Since then, SQL Server has only ever run on the Windows operating system. Infoworld ranked SQL Server as the second most popular database (along with…

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