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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

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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Creating a Centralized Consent Database for 80M Citizens Across 100k+ Companies

At this year’s Distributed SQL Summit Asia 2021, Cetin Yalcin Gulec, Shivam Arora, and Cem Aladogan from Softtech presented the talk, “Creating a Centralized Commercial Consent Database for 80M Citizens Across 100k+ Companies.” 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.

A Quick Introduction to Softtech

Cem kicked things off with a quick introduction to Softtech.

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Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – April 7, 2021

Welcome back to our bi-weekly tips and tricks blog where we recap some distributed SQL questions from around the Internet. We’ll also review upcoming events, new documentation, and blogs that have been published since the last post. Got questions? Make sure to ask them on our YugabyteDB Slack channelForumGitHub, or Stack Overflow. Let’s dive right in:

How to create client certs and propagate those on the yb-nodes using the YSQL API

There was a behavior change for the 

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, April Is Diversity Month Edition)

It’s been an exciting time so far this year since our last hiring post. Yugabyte continues to hire across all roles in all regions! In this month’s post we’ll share with you recent company happenings, introduce a new diversity and inclusion program that we’re incredibly excited about, introduce a member of the team so you can “meet” some of your potential new coworkers, and share with you current job openings within Yugabyte and in the broader YugabyteDB community.

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What’s New in YugabyteDB Docs – March 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of what’s new and improved in Yugabyte Docs. We’re always adding new and updating existing documentation to provide you with the most up-to-date information on YugabyteDB, Yugabyte Platform, and our database ecosystem.

YugabyteDB Core

We had previously launched the Explore section to help users get started with YugabyteDB. YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database that uniquely combines enterprise-grade RDBMS capabilities with the horizontal scalability and resilience of cloud native architectures.

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Getting Started with DBeaver EE and YugabyteDB Cloud Query Language (YCQL)

Developers and DBAs widely use SQL editors to design database schemas, write ad hoc queries, troubleshoot, and manage the security policies and database users. For these reasons, it is essential for us as builders of YugabyteDB to bring native integration with popular database tools like DBeaver.

If you are following the YugabyteDB project and our blog posts, you’ll know YugabyteDB currently supports two APIs – YSQL and YCQL (NoSQL) – for querying the database.

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Why I Joined Yugabyte

Databases are omnipresent

Back in 2016 I started at Nutanix, fresh after finishing my graduate studies. This was barely a couple of weeks after two of Nutanix’s employees, Karthik and Kannan, left to start Yugabyte with Mikhail Bautin. They were still the subject of a few watercooler chats at Nutanix, mainly because of their bold decision to enter the database market, one that is definitely not known for being easy.

It became apparent to me why databases are hard.

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YSQL Development Fundamentals Training Recap – Feb 25, 2021

Yesterday we delivered our free “YSQL Development Fundamentals” community training and certification class. A special thanks to Karen Tamrazyan and a variety of Meetup groups for hosting and helping promote the event! 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’ll covered the following topics:

  • YugabyteDB Architecture Review
  • Local 3-Node Installation
  • Basic Administration
  • Installing a Sample Database
  • Configuring Graphical SQL Development Tools
  • Working with the YSQL Shell
  • Schemas and Databases
  • Table Management
  • Data Types
  • Data Manipulation
  • Queries
  • Joins

We worked through almost 80 exercises that showed how developers can immediately leverage their PostgreSQL knowledge and apply it to YugabyteDB.

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Reimagining the RDBMS for the Cloud

Perspectives from 5 years of building a cloud native database

YugabyteDB just turned 5 years old, and I cannot help but reminisce about our journey in building this database over the last half-decade. I vividly remember the genesis of the YugabyteDB project, which started with Kannan, Mikhail, and myself meeting for lunch at a restaurant to discuss the future of cloud native databases. After iterating on the idea over a number of such discussions,

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