Pat Helland

SE Radio 344: Pat Helland on Web Scale

Pat Helland talks about building systems at web scale that are prepared to handle failure. Pat has been working on databases, transactions and distributed systems since 1978.  Host Edaena Salinas spoke with Helland about the components of a system including physical hardware and data centers; the role of humans in a production system;  automation by DevOps. Pat also talked about stateless and stateful services and different solutions for storing data like sql and nosql.

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  • Hi, great overview and explanation of common problems, but could you include specific technologies/products and their comparison into discussion next time?

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