Introducing The Show


January 7th, 2017

4 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode


  • Hello and welcome to the Data Engineering Podcast, the show about modern data infrastructure
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  • I’m your host, Tobias Macey, and today I’m speaking with Maxime Beauchemin about what it means to be a data engineer.


  • Who am I
  • Systems administrator and software engineer, now DevOps, focus on automation
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  • How did I get involved in data management
  • Why am I starting a podcast about Data Engineering
  • Interesting area with a lot of activity
  • Not currently any shows focused on data engineering
  • What kinds of topics do I want to cover
  • Data stores
  • Pipelines
  • Tooling
  • Automation
  • Monitoring
  • Testing
  • Best practices
  • Common challenges
  • Defining the role/job hunting
  • Relationship with data engineers/data analysts
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The intro and outro music is from The Hug by The Freak Fandango Orchestra / CC BY-SA

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