Conversations at the intersection of data engineering and business

with Kostas Pardalis & Eric Dodds

Episode 60

November 3, 2021

with Ashley Jeffs

 – Open Source Software Consultant & Maintainer of Benthos

​​This week on The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with Ashley Jeffs, the creator and maintainer of an open source project for data stream processing called Benthos. Ashley describes the journey of Benthos from starting out as just a personal “weekend warrior” project of his to becoming a full fledged project that he’s maintained for five years.

Episode 59

October 27, 2021

with Justin Borgman

 – Chairman & CEO, Starburst Data

This week on The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas are joined by Starburst Data’s chairman and CEO Justin Borgman to discuss driving analytics while dealing with increasingly siloed and fragmented stacks.

Episode 58

October 26, 2021

with Scott Gnau

 – Head of Data Platforms, InterSystems

In this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas host a conversation with Scott Gnau, the head of data platforms at InterSystems, an organization that processes data from, among other industries, the electronic medical records and capital markets spaces. Their discussion dives into an analysis of the concept of a data fabric and how it compares to the idea of a data mesh.

Episode 57

October 26, 2021

with Egor Gryaznov

 – Co-founder & CTO, Bigeye

This week on The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas spend some time with Egor Gryaznov, co-founder and CTO of Bigeye. Egor discusses issues surrounding data quality in organizations of various sizes and uses helpful analogies from software engineering to help define data quality.

Episode 56

October 25, 2021

with Jeff Chao

 – Software Engineer, Stripe

​​This week’s episode of The Data Stack Show features a conversation with Eric, Kostas, and Stripe software engineer Jeff Chao. Jeff has a background in stream processing, has worked at Salesforce, Heroku, and Netflix, and has been maintaining an open source project called Mantis.