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Distributed SQL Summit Schedule Now Live!

Distributed SQL Summit Schedule Now Live!

In two weeks, thought leaders, database builders, and application developers are coming together for a free online conference to push the boundaries of cloud native RDBMS forward. Distributed SQL (Virtual) Summit, now in its second year, is taking place September 15-17.

We’re excited to announce that the 2020 Distributed SQL Summit schedule is now live!

Speakers include:

  • VMware – Joe Beda, Principal Engineer
  • Trifacta/UC Berkeley –

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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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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.2 – Distributed SQL Made Easy

Announcing YugabyteDB 2.2 – Distributed SQL Made Easy

We are excited to announce 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, even for the most demanding enterprise environments. This release also includes critical new features such as online index builds, colocated tables, and deferred constraints. The end result is that YugabyteDB continues to make distributed SQL easy. For those of you who are new to distributed SQL,

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring Developer Advocates)

INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring Developer Advocates)

It has been an exciting last few weeks here at Yugabyte! We closed our Series B funding round, Bill Cook (formerly of Pivotal and Greenplum) joined as our new CEO, we reaffirmed our commitment to open source, and achieved a bunch of cool community adoption milestones. We are hiring for several roles across engineering, customer success, and marketing. Particularly, with a new round of funding and exploding interest in Distributed SQL,

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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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Yugabyte Raises a $30 Million Series B

Yugabyte Raises a $30 Million Series B

It is my pleasure to announce that Yugabyte has raised $30 million in an oversubscribed Series B funding round led by 8VC, with participation from Wipro Ventures and existing investors, Lightspeed and Dell Technologies Capital. Bhaskar Ghosh from 8VC joins our board of directors along with Scott Yara, formerly of Greenplum and Pivotal Software. We are truly excited to partner with Bhaskar Ghosh and the dynamic team at 8VC,

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Getting Started with Distributed SQL on Red Hat OpenShift with YugabyteDB Operator

Getting Started with Distributed SQL on Red Hat OpenShift with YugabyteDB Operator

We are happy to announce that the YugabyteDB Operator is now certified and available as a Beta release on Red Hat OpenShift, a leading enterprise Kubernetes platform for deploying and managing cloud native applications. Achieving certification means that customers can deploy YugabyteDB on OpenShift with confidence because the YugabyteDB container image has been secured, validated, and is well-integrated to run on OpenShift. And the solution is backed by collaborative support between Red Hat and Yugabyte,

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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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Building the Cloud Native Future – Why I Joined Yugabyte

Building the Cloud Native Future – Why I Joined Yugabyte

I am incredibly proud and honored to be taking on a new role as CEO of Yugabyte. When I started talking with Yugabyte’s founders, Karthik, Kannan and Mikhail, about joining the Yugabyte executive team, I was hooked. I immediately felt a strong alignment between my experiences and goals, and the opportunities ahead at Yugabyte. A lot goes into finding the right role at the right time, but three things in particular really stood out and inspired me to join Yugabyte.

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Welcome Bill Cook as Yugabyte’s New CEO

Welcome Bill Cook as Yugabyte’s New CEO

I’m excited to welcome Bill Cook to the team as the new CEO of Yugabyte! Bill is an extraordinary leader with an exemplary record of building and scaling enterprise infrastructure companies. Bill joins us from Pivotal Software where, as co-founder and President, he was part of the leadership team that helped solidify the company as the gold standard in cloud native software development and led Pivotal through its IPO and subsequent merger with VMware in 2019.

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