I recently talked with Julien Verlaguet. Julien is the founder of SkipLabs, a company building infrastructure for reactive applications. Before SkipLabs, Julien spent 9 years at Facebook, where he was a tech lead for Hack and Skiplang.
In this interview, we discuss SkipLabs's foundational components: SKDB, SkipStorage, and Skiplang. SKDB is built as a reactive database that features performant materialized views, diffing between databases, and streaming via ephemeral tables. SkipStorage and Skiplang serve as building blocks for SKDB.
Oh, and one final note: I apologize for the tin-can sound from my microphone. Since this recording, I've purchased a better mic, and future recordings will have better audio.
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