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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.6

Announcing YugabyteDB 2.6

Yugabyte is on a mission to build the default database for cloud native applications and simplify operational data infrastructure. Our latest release, YugabyteDB 2.6, is a big step forward towards that goal. YugabyteDB 2.6 includes significant enhancements to the open source database and our self-managed DBaaS offering, Yugabyte Platform. These enhancements, including point in time recovery (PITR), default encryption in transit, availability of Yugabyte Platform on Microsoft Azure, Red Hat OpenShift, and VMware Tanzu, and Yugabyte Platform high availability,

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YugabyteDB Open Source Community Spotlight – July 2021

YugabyteDB Open Source Community Spotlight – July 2021

The Yugabyte community is always active and its members are constantly having interesting conversations and making valuable contributions. We spotlight members of the community to recognize their contributions to making the Yugabyte community a great place.

Radek Gruchalski, Managing Director & Software Engineer @ Klarrio GmbH

GitHub: https://github.com/radekg/, LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/radgruchalski,

Blog: https://gruchalski.com/

If you’re on the Yugabyte community Slack often,

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Catalysts of Change: Fireside Chat with Paul Gaffney of Kohl’s

Catalysts of Change: Fireside Chat with Paul Gaffney of Kohl’s

A few weeks ago, Yugabyte CEO Bill Cook and I had the pleasure of speaking with Paul Gaffney, the CTO and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Kohl’s during a virtual fireside chat as part of our Catalysts of Change series. Paul is a visionary tech leader with an extensive track record of driving technology change and innovation at companies like Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Home Depot, and AAA of Northern California,

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Yugabyte + Hasura Make it Easier to Build Complex, Global Applications

Yugabyte + Hasura Make it Easier to Build Complex, Global Applications

Building innovative applications that improve user experience and exceed expectations is hard. As users, we demand a lot. We demand that your applications always be available – who knows, we may want to order a new set of tires at 3:30 am on a Wednesday. We demand that your applications be fast wherever we are – doesn’t matter if it’s Phnom Penh or Philadelphia. And we definitely expect you to give us a good experience – your application should know what we want to do next and help us get there.

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People and Potential: Why I Joined Yugabyte

People and Potential: Why I Joined Yugabyte

When I first started my graduate studies in databases in 2012, I remember reading a freshly-minted paper that was making big waves in the DB community: Spanner: Google’s Globally-Distributed Database. I remember being blown away by the scale of the problems being tackled. Synchronizing a globally-distributed database while maintaining a usable transaction latency seemed an impossible task, one that comes with challenges that only exist on the global scale. As a naive grad student,

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The Next Chapter for Falarica – Building the Default Database for the Cloud

The Next Chapter for Falarica – Building the Default Database for the Cloud

Hi there…a big hello from all of us at Falarica!!!

It is with immense pleasure and great pride that we, Falarica.io, decided to join hands with Yugabyte to build great data products together. Thanks to the entire Yugabyte team for extending a very warm welcome to us. And of course a very big thank you to the entire Falarica team for their hard work in creating considerable value in a short span of time.

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The Future of Databases – Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021

The Future of Databases – Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021

At this year’s Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021, Dhaval Jagani from Infosys presented the talk, “The Future of Databases.” In this post you can find a summary of the talk, some of the presentation highlights, as well as links to this talk and others from the event.

Dhaval kicked things off by exploring the data trends he’s spotted from his vantage at Infosys,

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YugabyteDB Open Source Community Update – May 2021

YugabyteDB Open Source Community Update – May 2021

We started off 2021 strong with exciting announcements, including:

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Introducing YugabyteDB 2.7: The Most Comprehensive Coverage of Kubernetes Environments for Microservices

Introducing YugabyteDB 2.7: The Most Comprehensive Coverage of Kubernetes Environments for Microservices

YugabyteDB is the distributed SQL database of choice for building mission-critical microservices that deliver new customer experiences, improve operations, and drive innovation. We aim to make your experience of deploying and running YugabyteDB on any infrastructure seamless, be it Kubernetes, VMs, or bare metal across private, public, and hybrid cloud environments.

With our latest release, YugabyteDB 2.7, we have added updates to give developers the scalability and resilience they need from systems of record for their microservices.

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YSQL Development Intermediate Training Recap – April 22, 2021

YSQL Development Intermediate Training Recap – April 22, 2021

Yesterday we delivered our free “YSQL Development Intermediate” community training and certification class. If you weren’t able to make it, here’s what you missed…

Course Content

In this 90 min training aimed at beginner and intermediate SQL developers, we covered the following topics:

  • YugabyteDB review and setup
  • Constraints
  • UDFs, expressions, and operators
  • Indexes
  • Views
  • Triggers
  • Extensions

We worked through over 40 exercises that showed how developers can immediately leverage their PostgreSQL knowledge and apply it to YugabyteDB.

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