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Kubernetes Podcast from Google

May 15, 2024

Álvaro Hernández is the founder and CEO of OnGres a company that provides among other things a distribution of Postgres that runs on Kubernetes, called “StackGres”. Álvaro is also an AWS Data Hero and a passionate database and open source software developer


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Note: This episode was edited on May 17th to remove a chatter segment from episode 219, which had been mistakenly edited into it.

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Links from the interview

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Stackgres github



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