Natalia Venditto helps us understand databases in 2021 with conversations about which databases to use, the arrival of databases in the cloud, stories of good database decisions, and how to deal with relational integrity.

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 156,
  title: 'Cloud DBs',
  topics: [ 
    'cloud', 'database', 'data'
  guest: 'Natalia Venditto'
  hosts: [
    'Craig Shoemaker', 'Ward Bell',

Recording date: 10/01/2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Natalia Venditto @anfibiacreativa

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  • 01:43 Guest introduction
  • 03:36 How do you think about databases in 2021?
  • 09:27 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 10:30 How do you break out various databases and when to use them?
  • 17:41 Databases in the cloud
  • 20:26 Stories of successful database decisions
  • 25:03 Sponsor: Ionic
  • 25:48 What kinds of issues did you have?
  • 28:51 Do we evolve past data schemas?
  • 36:01 What about relational integrity?
  • 38:33 When should I choose to go with MongoDB?
  • 41:16 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.