Software Engineering

Database Caching with Ben Hagen

Database caching is a fundamental challenge in database management and there are hundreds of techniques to satisfy different caching scenarios.

PolyScale is a fully automated database cache. It offers an innovative approach to database caching, leveraging AI and automated configuration to simplify the process of determining what should and should not be cached. Ben Hagen is the founder and CEO of PolyScale and he is our guest today.

Full disclosure: PolyScale is a sponsor of Software Engineering Daily.

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.

Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Listen at Follow Lee at, and see all his content at


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