Building the Database of Choice for Modern Transactional Apps
Yugabyte was founded by three former Facebook engineers: Kannan Muthukkaruppan, Karthik Ranganathan, and Mikhail Bautin.
In February 2016, the founders started building YugabyteDB, a global-scale distributed SQL database designed for cloud-native transactional applications.
In July 2019, we went against the industry’s shift to proprietary licensing models by making our previously commercial features open source, reaffirming our commitment to to open-source principles.
open-source RDBMS under the Apache 2.0 license.
Our fully managed DBaaS, YugabyteDB Managed, was introduced in 2021, providing a seamless platform (on your choice of public clouds) that enhances data infrastructure flexibility and efficiency.
Today, YugabyteDB is trusted by Fortune 100 companies and start-ups alike across a wide range of industries to run their business critical applications.
Life at Yugabyte
Yugabyte is growing fast, and we’re seeking talented individuals to help maintain our momentum!