Ep. 107 Introduction to WiredTiger with Dr. Michael Cahill

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This is a podcast episode titled, Ep. 107 Introduction to WiredTiger with Dr. Michael Cahill. The summary for this episode is: <p>It's not every day that you get to spend time with a database industry legend. Today is that day. <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeljcahill/?originalSubdomain=au" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Dr. Michael Cahill</a>&nbsp;is the&nbsp;VP Labs&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="https://www.mongodb.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">MongoDB</a>. Prior to leading Labs, he co-founded, and co-architected <a href="https://www.mongodb.com/docs/manual/core/wiredtiger/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">WiredTiger</a>, the company and the storage engine respectively. His work on multiversion concurrency control and serializable isolation snapshotting has won the <a href="https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/1376616.1376690" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">SIGMOD Test of Time award</a> and his groundbreaking work on the Berkeley Database remains some of the most popular open source database software ever written. WiredTiger became the default storage engine after MongoDB acquired WiredTiger the company in 2015.</p><p><br></p><p>MongoDB World 2022 - June 7-9th Register today using code "PODCAST" for a 25% discount.</p><p><a href="https://www.mongodb.com/world-2022" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.mongodb.com/world-2022</a></p>
What is a database storage engine?
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What makes WiredTiger different from Mmap?
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It's not every day that you get to spend time with a database industry legend. Today is that day. Dr. Michael Cahill is the VP Labs at MongoDB. Prior to leading Labs, he co-founded, and co-architected WiredTiger, the company and the storage engine respectively. His work on multiversion concurrency control and serializable isolation snapshotting has won the SIGMOD Test of Time award and his groundbreaking work on the Berkeley Database remains some of the most popular open source database software ever written. WiredTiger became the default storage engine after MongoDB acquired WiredTiger the company in 2015.


MongoDB World 2022 - June 7-9th Register today using code "PODCAST" for a 25% discount.

https://www.mongodb.com/world-2022

Today's Host

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Michael Lynn

|Principal Developer Advocate

Today's Guests

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Dr. Michael Cahill

|VP Labs @ MongoDB