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March 24, 2020 00:19:35
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6. InterSystems Certification (Jamie Kantor)

In this episode, we chat with certification manager Jamie Kantor about the certification program at InterSystems. Jamie explains why certification programs exist in the software industry, how InterSystems has evolved to build its certification exams, and why it matters to developers, partners, and customers of InterSystems. To learn more about getting certified, you can reach out to [email protected] For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com.   EPISODE TRANSCRIPT: Derek Robinson 00:00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that Subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode, I'll chat with Jamie Kantor, Certification Manager here at InterSystems, about the InterSystems Certification program. Derek Robinson 00:00:39 Welcome to Episode Six of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. First and foremost, before we get started, we want to wish everyone well and good health as they deal with the impact of the global health crisis we're currently in. It's an unprecedented time for us, and it's difficult, but hopefully everyone can continue to practice social distancing and do their best to work remotely as much as possible to hopefully slow the spread of COVID-19 here in the U.S. and all across the world. So as a result of this pandemic, you might've guessed that we'll be doing a lot more remote interviews on Data Points for now. For the first several episodes, we had guests in person in the studio at our Cambridge, Massachusetts headquarters. For the foreseeable future, ...

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March 09, 2020 00:18:21
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5. Mirroring Databases for High Availability (Bob Binstock)

In this episode, we chat with technical writer Bob Binstock about mirroring databases in InterSystems products — specifically in InterSystems IRIS. Bob is a technical writer at InterSystems with lots of knowledge about topics like these, and he walks us through the concept of mirroring for high availability. You'll hear about primaries and backups, journal files, failovers, and more. To try out the First Look exercise on data resiliency and mirroring, visit https://docs.intersystems.com/irislatest/csp/docbook/DocBook.UI.Page.cls?KEY=AFL_dataresil. For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com.   EPISODE TRANSCRIPT: Derek Robinson 00:00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that Subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode, I'll chat with Bob Binstock, a Technical Writer here at InterSystems, about mirroring databases for high availability in InterSystems IRIS.   Derek Robinson. 00:00:39 Welcome to Episode Five of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. As always, we hope you're enjoying the first month or so of Data Points. The home page for the podcast is now datapoints.intersystems.com, so you have an easy landing page to go subscribe and to see all of the latest episodes. Today I'm chatting with Bob Binstock about high availability and mirroring databases. Bob has a pretty wide purview of expertise, being a Technical Writer here at InterSystems. And one of the areas he's worked quite a bit on is mirroring. In our discussion, we'll talk about some of the reasons that applications today really require ultra-high availability, and then how mirroring and InterSystems IRIS ...

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February 24, 2020 00:15:51
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4. Optimizing Your SQL Performance (Benjamin De Boe)

In this episode, we chat with Benjamin De Boe, product manager for data management and analytics, about optimizing the performance of your SQL queries in InterSystems IRIS. Benjamin will go over some of the most common issues that cause performance loss within your queries, the easiest ways to fix them, and some other items to look for in order to ensure your queries are healthy and efficient. For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com. To try InterSystems IRIS today, head over to https://www.intersystems.com/try and launch your instance! You can find our SQL QuickStart at https://learning.intersystems.com/course/view.php?name=SQL%20QS, and if you'd like to discuss these SQL topics on the Developer Community, you can head over to https://community.intersystems.com.    TRANSCRIPT: Derek Robinson 00:00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that Subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode, I'll chat with Benjamin De Boe, Product Manager for Data Management and Analytics at InterSystems, about SQL performance in InterSystems IRIS. Derek Robinson 00:00:40 Welcome to Episode 4 of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. Hopefully you enjoyed the launch of the podcast earlier this month, which featured three episodes. Going forward, we plan to release one to two new episodes each month. So make sure you're subscribed on your favorite podcast app, and that way you won't miss any new episodes. We also have a new homepage for the podcast with an easy-to-remember URL; it's datapoints.intersystems.com. That ...

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February 11, 2020 00:12:49
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3. IntegratedML in InterSystems IRIS (Thomas Dyar)

In this episode, we chat with Thomas Dyar, product manager for machine learning and AI, about IntegratedML in InterSystems IRIS – the feature coming this spring that will enable SQL developers building applications to leverage machine learning directly within the SQL environment of InterSystems IRIS. In our discussion, Thomas tells us how he first got interested in machine learning, some of the most important uses of machine learning in the world today, and how InterSystems IRIS is taking the next step to unlock these capabilities for all developers. To reach out to Thomas Dyar about IntegratedML, you can send him an email at [email protected] For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com. To try InterSystems IRIS today, head over to https://www.intersystems.com/try and launch your instance!   Derek Robinson 00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode, I'll chat with Thomas Dyar, one of the product specialists at InterSystems, about IntegratedML in InterSystems IRIS. Derek Robinson 00:38 Welcome to Episode 3 of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. My name is Derek Robinson. As I've been mentioning in our first few episodes, we're excited about the launch of this podcast, and we've already released two other episodes along with this one for you to check out. In this episode, I'll be talking about machine learning and IntegratedML with Thomas Dyar. Thomas is a product specialist here at InterSystems, focused ...

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February 11, 2020 00:15:01
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2. What is Kubernetes? (Luca Ravazzolo)

In this episode, we chat with Luca Ravazzolo, product manager for cloud and containers, about Kubernetes - the most popular container orchestration platform today. Kubernetes (K8s) provides a rich set of features for deploying, managing, and maintaining your containers deployed across clusters of machines. Luca also talks a bit about the InterSystems Kubernetes Operator and the future role of Kubernetes within InterSystems products. For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com. To try InterSystems IRIS today, head over to https://www.intersystems.com/try and launch your instance! TRANSCRIPT: Derek Robinson 00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that Subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode, I'll chat with Luca Ravazzolo, Product Manager for cloud and containers at InterSystems, about Kubernetes. Derek Robinson 00:39 Welcome to Episode Two of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. My name is Derek Robinson. As you may have heard in Episode One, we're excited about the launch of this podcast, and we've already released three episodes for you to check out. In this episode, I'll be talking Kubernetes with Luca Ravazzolo. Luca is a Product Manager here at InterSystems, focused on the area of cloud and containers. He brings a ton of experience to the table. He celebrated 30 years at InterSystems this past fall. What you're going to hear about Derek Robinson 00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your ...

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February 11, 2020 00:16:58
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1. What is InterSystems IRIS? (Jenny Ames)

Welcome to Data Points! In this episode, we chat with Jenny Ames, team lead of online learning content, about InterSystems IRIS – the flexible, scalable, and interoperable data platform that powers many of the world's most important applications. From its multi-model nature to its integration engine to its healthcare features, there's a lot to unpack in one conversation! For more information about Data Points, visit https://datapoints.intersystems.com. To try InterSystems IRIS today, head over to https://www.intersystems.com/try and launch your instance! You can also check out more materials at https://gettingstarted.intersystems.com.    EPISODE TRANSCRIPT: Derek Robinson 00:01 Welcome to Data Points, a podcast by InterSystems Learning Services. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or Stitcher. You can do this by searching for Data Points and hitting that subscribe button. My name is Derek Robinson, and on today's episode I'll chat with Jenny Ames, the team lead of Online Learning content here at InterSystems, about InterSystems IRIS data platform.   Derek Robinson 00:39 Welcome to Episode One of Data Points by InterSystems Learning Services. My name is Derek Robinson. I'm an online course developer here at InterSystems, and all of us in Learning Services are really, really excited about launching this podcast. We have three different episodes queued up for launch ready for your listening, so definitely check out the others after you're done listening to this one. In this episode, I'll be chatting with Jenny Ames. Jenny is the team lead of Online Learning content, as I mentioned in the intro, and she has over 10 years of experience with our technology stack. So in our ...

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