#128 Patrick Smacchia, NDepend in 2019

Summary
Patrick Smacchia of NDepend comes back on the podcast to talk about updates to the tool in the past two years.

Details
Who he is, what he does. A little bit of background on NDepend. Azure devops; NDepend in CICD, coming soon to Linux containers. Visual Studio extension, challenges in writing extensions in VS 2019, extension placement; no VS Code extension. How coming changes in .NET and Visual Studio will impact NDepend. Short and medium future for NDepend.

Links
Patrick's LinkedIn

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#127 Michal Klos, Using Snowflake To Grow Food

Summary
Michal Klos of Indigo explains how they use Snowflake to help grow food, improve agriculture and the protect environment.

Details
Who he is, what he does. Decommoditizing agriculture. What Snowflake is, it's in all the clouds. Difference between a data warehouse and a database; could Snowflake be used instead of a database. Michal’s first experience with Snowflake a few years ago; how he uses it now; where the data Indigo uses comes from. Copying the data to traditional dbs. Querying Snowflake. Example of how Indigo uses data from prototype to production. How big do you need to be to use Snowflake. How to get started; put an API in front of the warehouse. Tech stack at Indigo. They are hiring.

Links
Michal's LinkedIn

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