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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, November 2020 Edition)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, November 2020 Edition)

Recent Highlights and Happenings

It’s time for another monthly hiring blog post from the Yugabyte team. 2020 remains a difficult year; it’s our hope that sharing this information may be some good news to some of you at a time when it’s needed most.

Since our last post, we have made some announcements we’re very proud of, including these highlights …

Yugabyte Was 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!

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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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The Distributed Database Behind Twitter

The Distributed Database Behind Twitter

Twitter is one of the world’s favorite places for people and brands to connect online. Powering a global service that helps people share everything from breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests takes infrastructure that can adapt and evolve over time.

In his talk at the 2020 Distributed SQL Summit, Mehrdad Nurolahzade, engineer on the real-time infrastructure team at Twitter, walks us through the distributed database behind Twitter,

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Presentation Recap: Kubernetes as a Universal Control Plane – Joe Beda, VMware

Presentation Recap: Kubernetes as a Universal Control Plane – Joe Beda, VMware

We were delighted to have Joe Beda, one of the original creators of Kubernetes, and Principal Engineer at VMware, give the opening keynote at this year’s 2020 Distributed SQL Summit. If you weren’t able to attend, here’s the summary and playback of his keynote presentation.

Kubernetes as a Universal Control Plane

Oftentimes systems start out with efficiency in mind (as Joe states, “to try and get as much out of your computers as you possibly could“),

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, October 2020 Edition)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, October 2020 Edition)

Recent Highlights and Happenings

It’s time for another monthly hiring blog post from the Yugabyte team! Although 2020 remains difficult in many ways both nationally and globally, it’s our hope that sharing this information and our currently open positions may be some good news to some of you at a time when it’s needed most.

Since our last post, we have had some very exciting events and announcements, including these highlights …

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How Justuno Leveraged YugabyteDB to Consolidate Multiple SQL and NoSQL Databases

How Justuno Leveraged YugabyteDB to Consolidate Multiple SQL and NoSQL Databases

Justuno provides a Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) Platform that enables e-commerce sites to turn visitors into customers through personalized onsite messaging, intelligent cross-selling, and upselling. More than 188,000 (and counting) industry leading brands improve sales and the customer experience at the same time.

At the heart of the Justuno platform is visitor intelligence data, and there’s a lot of it. Justuno tracks between 30 and 50 data points per visitor–such as time on site,

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Recap: YugabyteDB at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020

Recap: YugabyteDB at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020

What a great KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 earlier this month! We were happy to participate, sponsor, and help #KeepCloudNativeConnected.

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the YugabyteDB booth, and a big thanks to all who redeemed your virtual swag of $5 to charity. Together, your swag redemptions ended up in more than $3,000 being donated across these three charities:

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