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Five Benefits to Running a Distributed SQL Database in Kubernetes

Five Benefits to Running a Distributed SQL Database in Kubernetes

A distributed SQL database is a single logical relational database deployed on a cluster of servers. The database automatically replicates and distributes data across multiple servers. These databases are strongly consistent and support consistency across availability and geographic zones in the cloud.

At a minimum, a distributed SQL database has the following characteristics:

  • A SQL API for accessing and manipulating data and objects
  • Automatic distribution of data across nodes in a cluster
  • Automatic replication of data in a strongly consistent manner
  • Support for distributed query execution so clients do not need to know about the underlying distribution of data
  • Support for distributed ACID transactions

But should you run a distributed SQL database in Kubernetes?

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How to Build Applications with YugabyteDB and Apache Spark

How to Build Applications with YugabyteDB and Apache Spark

At Distributed SQL Summit 2021, we presented a workshop on how to build an application using the YugabyteDB Spark Connector and YugabyteDB to deliver business outcomes for our customers.

The YugabyteDB Spark Connector brings together the best of breed technologies Apache Spark — an industry-leading, distributed computing engine — with YugabyteDB, a modern, cloud-native distributed SQL database. This connector allows customers to seamlessly and natively read from, perform complex ETL,

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Distributed SQL Databases on Kubernetes Webinar Recap

Distributed SQL Databases on Kubernetes Webinar Recap

We recently presented the live webinar on how to run distributed SQL databases on Kubernetes. This session focused on the design of stateful workloads in Kubernetes, the architecture and deployment of YugabyteDB in Kubernetes, and best practices to run cloud native stateful workloads with a real-world example.

In this blog post, we provide the playback recording and slides, and recap some highlights from the presentation.

If you have additional questions about running the YugabyteDB distributed SQL database on Kubernetes,

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Fortune 500 Financial Services Company Chooses YugabyteDB to Support Microservices and Mainframe Migration Initiatives

Fortune 500 Financial Services Company Chooses YugabyteDB to Support Microservices and Mainframe Migration Initiatives

A large, global financial services company is pursuing digital transformation initiatives across the board, with its biggest priorities focused around application modernization. Their goals were to untether from the mainframe, consolidate its numerous database technologies, and migrate to a modern microservices-oriented, cloud native architecture. Learn how they did it and the benefits they achieved.

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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.4

Announcing YugabyteDB 2.4

Run mission-critical applications at scale with enterprise-grade SLAs and security

Our mission at Yugabyte is to build the default distributed SQL database for cloud native applications in a multi-cloud world. We have been accelerating on this mission by bringing new features, growing our user base, and making our software as robust as possible. Today we are excited to announce the general availability of YugabyteDB 2.4 which includes major enhancements and provides enterprise-grade stability allowing you to deploy YugabyteDB in production environments.

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