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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

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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Deploy a Real-Time Polling App with Hasura Cloud and Yugabyte Cloud

Hasura is a leading vendor in the GraphQL ecosystem, offering a powerful alternative to REST for building microservices and mobile applications. Hasura’s open source GraphQL Engine connects to your database and instantly auto-generates a production-ready GraphQL API backend. YugabyteDB, the open source distributed SQL database, is a perfect complement to GraphQL giving you horizontal scalability, fault tolerance, and global data distribution in a single system. YugabyteDB eliminates many of the scaling and resilience limitations of a traditional monolithic RDBMS.

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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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Why I Joined Yugabyte

Hi, my name is Akshat and I joined Yugabyte on June 1, 2021, as a Software Engineer in the Yugabyte Cloud team.

My background

I completed my undergraduate in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India. As I am a 2021 graduate, this is my first full-time job.

Throughout my Bachelor’s, I have completed multiple software engineering internships. I was a Google Summer of Code 2018 student in my freshman year,

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Why I Joined Yugabyte

Hi. I’m Gavin. I joined Yugabyte on May 24, 2021, as the product marketer for Yugabyte Cloud.

On April 20, 2021, I found myself in a new situation for the first time in my working life:  I unexpectedly had no job. I’ve been constantly working since 2 weeks after my 16th birthday. I’ve spent my career trying my best to do good work and follow Wheaton’s Law. I’ve been fortunate enough to build a network of people that I know,

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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

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

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.

New Data Trends and Demands

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

We started off 2021 strong with exciting announcements, including:

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