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Feb 25 14

Episode 14: Go Accident

by Rinat Abdullin

Welcome back to another episode of the distributed podcast. This is a recording of a skype call about software design that Jonathan Oliver had with Rinat Abdullin.

Download this accidental 14 episode.

Note by Rinat: Since I’m the worst person to talk about software design, I might be saying really stupid things in there. Please don’t hesitate to correct that in the comments.



Aug 22 12

Episode 13: Lucky Episode

by Rinat Abdullin

We haven’t been podcasting in a while and Jonathan Oliver took the initiative of getting back on the track with this lucky episode. We’ll catch up on some interesting things that Rinat and Lokad were doing recently with architecture, technology and community. Some of the things we talk about: Windows Azure, Amazon High I/O SSD instance, Automatic rebuilding of CQRS views and why github is just a replica of SourceSafe.

Download this lucky 13 episode.


Enjoy and stay tuned for more episodes!

Apr 2 12

Episode 12: LMAX

by Rinat Abdullin

In this episode, Jonathan and Rinat interview Mike Barker who helped architect the LMAX Disruptor project, a high-performance, ultra-low latency structure for producer/consumer operations.  Here’s the download: Distributed Podcast, Episode 12



Feb 9 12

Episode 11: SignalR

by Rinat Abdullin

In this episode we interviewed David Fowler and Damian Edwards who have created a great project called SignalR. This project is a signaling (or messaging) library which can be used to establish long-running connections between the browser and web server.

Here’s the podcast: Distributed Podcast, Episode 11

Side note: This episode has been a long time coming.  We hope to be a little better about a recording schedule so we can keep the goodness coming.

Oct 25 11

Episode 10: /dev/random

by Rinat Abdullin

This episode was a fun one to record–everybody was busy traveling, learning and doing projects. So we just managed to sit down for a Skype call from different time zones and talk about really random stuff around the topic, from problems that we have, analogies that we use and tech that gets abused in the process.

Here’s the link to the podcast: Distributed Podcast, Episode 10

Please let us know what you think.

Sep 22 11

Episode 9: When To Avoid CQRS—Clarified

by joliver

This episode has been a long time coming.  We had significant difficulty editing this podcast because some of the audio tracks didn’t turn out right.  As a result, there is a level of background noise that we couldn’t eliminate.  Nonetheless, the content is still very good.

In this episode, Udi responds to our previous episode wherein we discussed his blog post When to avoid CQRS.  In response to that episode, Udi raises a number of great points during our discussion, and in typical Udi style gives a firehouse of information.  My brain still hurts.  But it’s a good hurt.

Here is the link to the podcast: Distributed Podcast, Episode 9

Jul 14 11

Episode 8 – When to Avoid CQRS

by joliver

A few months ago Udi Dahan posted on his blog about when to avoid CQRS.  It was a very interesting post that caused a lot of uproar and drew out some very strong feelings from the various adherents to the CQRS pattern.

In our typical style, we have decided to stir the pot further now that things have settled down some.  In this episode we go through Udi’s post and talk about the various points he raises as part of his post.

MP3 Download: Distributed Podcast, Episode 8

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May 31 11

Episode 007: Interview with Ayende Rahien

by Rinat Abdullin

In this episode we spend some quality time with Oren Eini (otherwise known as Ayende Rahien). We talk about RavenDB, building distributed systems and designing frameworks in general.

MP3 Download: Distributed Podcast, Episode 7

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By the way, Oren Eini just got married recently! We use this opportunity to congratulate him with this incredible event. Wishing him all the happiness, continued involvement in .NET development community and balancing these two together.

Apr 12 11

Fixing Podcast Enclosures

by Rinat Abdullin

There was a subtle glitch with the last 3 podcasts (4-6). WordPress didn’t grab proper content type of the enclosed mp3 files. This made some podcast-enabled RSS readers ignore these recordings.

I apologize for the problem. It should be fixed for all future podcasts (and may be even for the previous ones).

Apr 12 11

Episode 6: Interview with Jimmy Bogard

by joliver

In this episode we interview our first guest, Jimmy Bogard.  In this interview, we explore a number of different topics including NServiceBus, testing distributed systems, distributed transactions, and many others topics on computing in general.

MP3 Download: Distributed Podcast, Episode 6

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