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Think Distributed: Episode 2

September 11, 2013

The second episode of Think Distributed, a podcast focused on distributed systems, is now available. This episode discusses causality, vector clocks, version vectors, and CRDTs.

This episode’s panelists are:

In addition to participating on this panel, Peter Bailis will be speaking at RICON West, Basho’s distributed systems conference. His talk, “Bad As I Wanna Be: Coordination and Consistency in Distributed Databases” will discuss how to reason about the trade-offs between coordination, consistency, latency, and availability, with a focus on practical takeaways from recent research both at Berkeley and beyond. RICON West will take place in San Francisco from October 29-30th. Tickets are still available here: ricon-west-2013.eventbrite.com/

You can listen to both this Causality episode and the Consensus episode at thinkdistributed.io


Think Distributed Podcast

July 18, 2013

If you’re interested in learning more about distributed systems, check out Think Distributed, a new podcast by Basho Software Engineer, Chris Meiklejohn. This podcast aims to deal with all aspects of distributed systems and will bring in panelists from many different areas.

The first episode is now available and discusses the problem of consensus in distributed computing – with a focus on the Raft algorithm developed by Diego Ongaro and John Ousterhout at Stanford University.

This episode’s panelists are:

If you’re interested in hearing more on consensus and the Raft algorithm, Diego Ongaro will also be speaking at RICON West, Basho’s distributed systems conference.

Check out the full episode and sign up on the site to be notified of new episodes.