Amy Tom chats to Jens Alfke about embedded databases in mobile applications and how they live within your application and sync to your server. Jens is the Mobile Architect at Couchbase and a former Software Engineer at Apple. They talk about developing a mobile application with an embedded database vs a database on the server, edge computing, and the technical skills required to implement embedded databases.
In this episode, Amy and Jens talk about:
- The use of a mobile database versus a database that you would develop on desktop (03:45)
- Edge computing's role in embedded databases (17:40)
- The reasons why someone would implement an embedded database into a mobile application (21:12)
- The skills required for developers interested in embedded a database into their mobile application (27:38)
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