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Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021 Recap and Highlights

Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021 Recap and Highlights

We had a great time at Distributed SQL Summit Asia and hope you did, too! Now that the event has ended, we wanted to take a moment and recap some of the highlights, as well as provide you with links to playbacks of the presentations.

DSS Asia 2021 by the Numbers

We held the Asia Summit from 10am – 3pm India Standard Time for three days (Jan 20 –

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Distributed SQL Summit Recap: Cloud Native Spring for Relational Databases

Distributed SQL Summit Recap: Cloud Native Spring for Relational Databases

Editor’s note: Below is the final recap from last year’s event. There’s still time to join us live for the upcoming Distributed SQL Summit, Jan 20-22 in India Standard Time.

At the Distributed SQL Summit 2020, DaShaun Carter, formerly a Tanzu Solution Engineer at VMware presented the talk, “Cloud Native Spring for Relational Databases”.

In the talk, DaShaun takes us down about a possible path to distributed SQL,

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Distributed SQL Summit Recap: The Future of Data Infrastructure, A Telco Roundtable

Distributed SQL Summit Recap: The Future of Data Infrastructure, A Telco Roundtable

At the Distributed SQL Summit 2020, leaders and architects from notable enterprises in the telco industry joined us for a panel to discuss the future of software development, including important trends such as IoT, 5G, Edge, cloud, and their impact on data infrastructure. Our panelists included Puneet Devadiga from Rakuten Mobile, Hale Donertasli from Rakuten Mobile, Kartik Rallapalli from TracFone Wireless, and James Taylor from Comcast; the panel was moderated by Yugabyte’s head of Data Engineering,

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The Schedule Is Now Live for Distributed SQL Summit Asia!

The Schedule Is Now Live for Distributed SQL Summit Asia!

Last month, we officially announced the Distributed SQL Summit Asia virtual event, taking place Jan 20 – 22 in India Standard Time.

We have an amazing lineup of talks by industry-leading speakers from innovative companies including: Astronomer, Buoyant, CAST AI, Hasura, Infosys, InfraCloud, Last9.io, Liquibase, Manetu, Virtusa, VMware, Weaveworks, Wipro, and Xignite.

You can find all the talks here on the schedule, and summarized below.

While current events are full of lowlights,

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What’s New in YugabyteDB Docs – December 2020

What’s New in YugabyteDB Docs – December 2020

Welcome to this latest post on what’s new and improved in YugabyteDB Docs! We’re continually adding to and updating the documentation to give you the information you need to make the most out of YugabyteDB.

As a reminder, YugabyteDB provides two distributed SQL APIs:

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Presentation Recap: The Art of the State: Serverless Computing and Distributed Data – Joe Hellerstein, UC Berkeley and Trifacta

Presentation Recap: The Art of the State: Serverless Computing and Distributed Data – Joe Hellerstein, UC Berkeley and Trifacta

We were delighted to have Joe Hellerstein, professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley and co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Trifacta, give the day 2 opening keynote at this year’s 2020 Distributed SQL Summit.

If you weren’t able to attend or want a refresher, here’s the summary and playback of his keynote presentation.

Joe presented the the art of the state serverless computing and distributed data in four chapters:

  • 1.

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Envoy and Service Meshes for Databases: What the Future Holds

Envoy and Service Meshes for Databases: What the Future Holds

At the Distributed SQL Summit 2020, Christoph Pakulski, software engineer at Tetrate, and Prasad Radhakrishnan, VP of data engineering at Yugabyte presented the talk “Envoy and Service Meshes for Databases: What the Future Holds”. In the talk, they explored the topics of Envoy, service meshes–specifically Istio, and how they intersect with the database world. Christoph explained the Envoy PostgreSQL network filter extension released earlier in the year,

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Yugabyte Named a 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor in Data Management

Yugabyte Named a 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor in Data Management

We are incredibly proud to have recently been recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Data Management! [1]

The report recommends, “as a data and analytics leader focused on delivering cost-effective innovation, you should evaluate emerging technologies, focusing on those that provide new capabilities in familiar data management paradigms, without requiring sizable investments in new skills.“

We couldn’t agree more. This is why we built YugabyteDB with two APIs that implement the same wire protocol,

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Presentation Recap: Modernizing Application Development with GraphQL and Distributed SQL

Presentation Recap: Modernizing Application Development with GraphQL and Distributed SQL

At the Distributed Summit 2020 , Allison Kunz, Solutions Engineer at Hasura, presented the talk “Modernizing Application Development with Planet-scale GraphQL and Distributed SQL”. In the talk she covered what is GraphQL, why GraphQL, why Hasura GraphQL Engine, and a checklist of what it takes to have enterprise-grade GraphQL APIs in production, focusing on performance, security, and reliability. She also showed a demo of Hasura Cloud in action.

What is GraphQL,

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