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Staying Connected During COVID-19: Join Us at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020

Staying Connected During COVID-19: Join Us at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020

We are excited to sponsor KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 and participate alongside other open source and cloud native communities coming together to drive cloud native computing forward. Although many people across the world remain physically distanced (us included), we believe that coming together as a community and maintaining a sense of connection are still very essential and important. That’s why we are happy to take part in the virtual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon event taking place August 17-20,

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

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

Recent Highlights and Happenings

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

Since our last hiring post, we announced the general availability of YugabyteDB 2.2! The highlight of this release is that YugabyteDB now supports fully-transactional distributed backups thus making mission-critical distributed SQL deployments operationally simple,

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

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

Recent Highlights and Happenings

It’s been another fast-moving month here at Yugabyte. Although it remains a difficult time nationally and globally, it’s our hope that sharing this information and our currently open positions may be some good news at a time when it’s needed most.

On the momentum front, we recently announced that we raised $30 million in an oversubscribed Series B funding round led by 8VC,

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Equality For All (We’re Hiring, June 2020 Edition)

Equality For All (We’re Hiring, June 2020 Edition)

This is our monthly hiring blog post, part of the hiring series that we started a few months ago. Usually we would mention the exciting things happening in the YugabyteDB community, introduce the amazing Yugabeings who work here, and invite those of you who are interested to check out our open positions. Not this time. While we certainly could do that, there are significantly larger issues for humanity that are in need of our attention and yours right now.

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Follow-up: Evaluating CockroachDB vs YugabyteDB Webinar

Follow-up: Evaluating CockroachDB vs YugabyteDB Webinar

Earlier this week, Yugabyte CTO Karthik Ranganathan presented the live webinar: Evaluating CockroachDB vs YugabyteDB, with a spotlight on comparing PostgreSQL features, architecture, and the latest performance benchmarks between the two databases. We were delighted to see such interest in the topic, dive deeper into some of the topics we raised in parts 1 and parts 2 of the blog series, Bringing Truth to Competitive Benchmark Claims – YugabyteDB vs CockroachDB, and answer questions from the audience.

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New 451 Research Report: Distributed SQL

New 451 Research Report: Distributed SQL

Today, we are releasing a new 451 Research report: Distributed SQL, An Enabler for Globally Consistent Transactional Workloads. The report, which we commissioned, explores how database systems, sitting at the heart of the enterprise, play a key role in digital transformation initiatives.

At Yugabyte, we partner with our customers daily to help accelerate their digital initiatives, and we get a front-row seat as their business-critical applications scale to billions and billions of operations per day,

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, May 2020)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, May 2020)

Recent Yugabyte Highlights and Happenings

The strong momentum continues here at Yugabyte! This week we set the record straight regarding some misconceptions published by a competitor. We also released YugabyteDB v2.1.5, and now have more than 1000 members in the YugabyteDB community Slack channel! Never a dull moment in distributed SQL!

Last month, we held the first virtual Silicon Valley PostgreSQL Meetup,

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, April 2020)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, April 2020)

Since our last hiring post, a lot has changed in the world around us (and even that is an understatement). The coronavirus is having a devastating effect on people and communities around the globe. Now more than a million people have gotten sick (or worse), many others are economically impacted, losing jobs, businesses are shutting down, and activities we perhaps once took for granted–everything from dining out, to birthday celebrations, or visiting loved ones–are either no longer happening or are dramatically different.

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An Introduction to Distributed SQL: Glossary of Terms

An Introduction to Distributed SQL: Glossary of Terms

In 2017 we introduced YugabyteDB, an open source, high performance, cloud native database for mission-critical applications. As a team, we have worked first hand on a number of databases such as Apache HBase, Apache Cassandra (from even before it was open sourced), Oracle, and RocksDB. We were the team that built and ran Facebook’s NoSQL platform that powered a number of user-facing, real-time applications. Over the years, we have had the opportunity and good fortune to become intimately familiar with what it takes to power mission-critical applications in a cloud-native architecture.

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring!)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring!)

If you’re looking to turn your passion for Yugabyte into your profession, then we have great news for you! Yugabyte is currently looking for talented people to join our team and help us keep the momentum going. In addition, the Yugabyte community more broadly is looking for people to help them create and operate global, internet-scale apps built with our distributed SQL database. For those of you who are already familiar with what we’re all about,

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