Solving the Conundrum of Containers and Databases (Ep. 72)

June 20, 2018 Jeff Kelly

Containers offer a new, simplified way to deploy and operate databases. But the approach brings with it a host of challenges, including how to manage state and migrate data between environments. In this episode of Pivotal Insights, SnappyData's Jags Ramnarayan joins Jeff and Dormain to talk through the promise and perils of containerized databases. They also chat about the evolving role of the data engineer and how data professionals fit into the cloud-native organizational structure.

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Jeff Kelly

Jeff Kelly is a Director of Product Marketing at Pivotal Software. He spends his time learning and writing about how leading enterprises are tapping the cloud, data and modern application development to transform how the world builds software. Prior to joining Pivotal, Jeff was the lead industry analyst covering Big Data analytics at Wikibon, an open source research and advisory firm. Before that, Jeff covered data warehousing, business analytics and other IT topics as a reporter and editor at TechTarget. He received his B.A. in American studies from Providence College and his M.A. in journalism from Northeastern University.

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