The Data Stack Show – A New Paradigm in Stream Processing with Arjun Narayan of Materialize

August 20, 2021

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About the Podcast

Arjun talks with Eric and Kostas on The Data Stack Show, a weekly podcast powered by RudderStack. The three talk about data innovation, streaming, automation, and where Materialize fits into all of that.

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Episode Highlights:

  • Introducing Arjun and how he fell in love with databases (2:51)
  • Looking at what Materialize brings to the stack (5:28)
  • Analytics starts with a human in the loop and comes into its own when analysts get themselves out and automate it (15:46)
  • Using Materialize instead of the materialized view from another tool (18:44)
  • Comparing Postgres and Materialize and looking at what’s under the hood of Materialize (23:16)
  • Making Materialize simple to use (32:33)
  • Why Materialize doubled down on writing 100% in Rust (35:43)
  • The best use case to start with (42:03)
  • Lessons learned from making Materialize a cloud offering (44:22)
  • Keeping databases to the cloud for low latency (48:31)

Featured speakers

Arjun Narayan

CEO