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My Time as a Yugabyte Software Engineering Intern

My Time as a Yugabyte Software Engineering Intern

February – A Unique Introduction

It was late February, and I had spent the past several weeks learning everything I could about the distributed database ecosystem. As an intern on the Investment Team at 8VC, I had gotten the chance to work on technical due diligence under Partner & CTO Bhaskar Ghosh, taking a multitude of pitches every week and constantly shifting contexts. One of those companies speaking with us was Yugabyte,

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Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – Aug 17, 2020

Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – Aug 17, 2020

Welcome to this week’s 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 channel, Forum, GitHub, or Stackoverflow. Ok, let’s dive right in:

How are secondary indexes stored internally in YugabyteDB?

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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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Introducing yugabyted, the Simplest Way to Get Started with YugabyteDB

Introducing yugabyted, the Simplest Way to Get Started with YugabyteDB

Users familiar with YugabyteDB’s architecture know that it is based on two servers where cluster metadata storage and administrative operations are managed by a YB-Master metadata server that is independent from the YB-TServer database server. The end result is that the YB-Master server can be configured and tuned (in a manner that is completely isolated from YB-TServer) to achieve higher performance and faster resilience than a single-server architecture. However, the need for these two servers to come together in a cluster increases the mental burden on a new user who wants to experience the database’s benefits in the shortest time possible.

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GraphQL & Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – Aug 10, 2020

GraphQL & Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – Aug 10, 2020

Welcome to this week’s tips and tricks blog where we explore both beginner and advanced topics on how to combine GraphQL and YugabyteDB to develop scalable APIs and services.

First things first, for those of you who might be new to either GraphQL or distributed SQL.

What’s GraphQL?

GraphQL is a query language for your API, and a server-side runtime for executing queries by using a type system you define for your data.

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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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What’s New and Improved in YugabyteDB Docs – August 2020

What’s New and Improved in YugabyteDB Docs – August 2020

Welcome to this month’s edition of what’s new and improved in YugabyteDB Docs. We’re continually adding to and updating the documentation to give you the information you need to make the most out of YugabyteDB. This post covers recent content added, and changes made, to the YugabyteDB documentation since the last posting.

Before we dive into the details, a reminder that YugabyteDB provides two distributed SQL APIs on top of DocDB,

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Version Control for Distributed SQL Databases with Flyway

Version Control for Distributed SQL Databases with Flyway

Flyway is an open source database version control and migration tool that stresses simplicity and convention over configuration. Changes to the database can be written in SQL (and in some database-specific dialects like PL/SQL and T-SQL) or Java. You interact with Flyway using a command-line client, however there are a variety of plugins that can be leveraged, including Maven, Gradle, Spring Boot, and more.

Supported databases include Oracle, SQL Server, DB2,

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Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – August 3, 2020

Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – August 3, 2020

Welcome to this week’s 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 channel, Forum, GitHub, or Stackoverflow. Ok, let’s dive right in:

Is there a way to get “updated_at”

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Distributed SQL Change Management with Liquibase and YugabyteDB on GKE

Distributed SQL Change Management with Liquibase and YugabyteDB on GKE

Liquibase is an open source and extensible change management project that supports a variety of databases including Snowflake, MySQL, and PostgreSQL via JDBC. Liquibase allows users to easily define changes in SQL, XML, JSON, and YAML. These changes are then managed in a version control system so the changes can be documented, ordered, and standardized. For more information on the features and benefits of Liquibase, check out their documentation site.

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