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Published by Alex Slotnick on Jul 25, 2017 1:32:08 PM

Brainwaves Podcast Ep 5: An Interview with Bruce Momjian

In this episode of Brainwaves, Alex chats with Bruce Momjian, a member of PostgreSQL's core development team, at the PGConf Local meetup in Philadelphia, July 2017. They discuss Bruce's background with PostgreSQL, some of the history of PostgreSQL’s development, how community support helps drive the database's evolution, and the importance of PostgreSQL's hybrid userbase.

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Published by Alex Slotnick on Apr 12, 2017 4:17:59 PM

How to Replace a Wing in Midair, and Other Development Safety Tips

In this episode of Brainwaves, Baron Schwartz and Jay Ennis -- VividCortex's CEO and VivdCortex's VP of Product Development -- join Alex to discuss some of the concepts that help engineering teams operate and build safely. Jay and Baron talk about what they aim to protect and avoid when setting up safety protocols for a team, and they discuss why some commonly held beliefs, like root cause analysis, are traps. Ideas from other industries -- such as aviation, EMT emergency reporting, and horse rearing -- lend helpful perspectives and models.

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Published by Alex Slotnick on Feb 23, 2017 6:13:39 PM

First Episode of New "Brainwaves" Podcast Series - Listen Now

We're excited to share the first episode of VividCortex's new podcast, Brainwaves! Join us as we dig into topics related to databases, data management, technology startups, and engineering in general. This show is an opportunity for us to get our synapses firing about the cutting edge developments in tech—databases in particular.

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