Edge Databases with Glauber Costa

Image a person interacting with an internet app on their telephone. After they faucet the display screen the app triggers communication with a server, which in flip communicates with a database. This course of then occurs in reverse to finally replace what the person sees on-screen. The latency for this spherical journey relies upon loads on the bodily distance between the person and the server. In a standard internet app, latency might be particularly poor when the person and the server are separated by an ocean, they usually should talk by an underwater trans-oceanic hyperlink. Nevertheless, with edge computing, a number of servers and information facilities create a distributed system that tremendously improves response occasions.


is an edge-hosted, distributed database primarily based on libSQL, an open-source and open-contribution fork of SQLite. It was designed to reduce question latency for purposes the place queries come from wherever on the earth. Glauber Costa is the Founder and CEO of Turso and he joins us on this episode.

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software program architect, writer, and thought chief on cloud computing and utility modernization. His best-selling e book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an important useful resource for technical groups seeking to keep excessive availability and handle danger of their cloud environments.

Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an enticing and informative podcast produced for individuals seeking to construct and develop their digital enterprise with the assistance of contemporary purposes and processes developed for at the moment’s fast-moving enterprise surroundings. Pay attention at mdb.fm. Comply with Lee at softwarearchitectureinsights.com, and see all his content material at leeatchison.com.


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