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Securing YugabyteDB: Part 2 – Client-to-Server Encryption in Transit

Securing YugabyteDB: Part 2 – Client-to-Server Encryption in Transit

In the first post in this series, we covered how to secure YugabyteDB’s internal RPC protocol using the TLS encryption protocol, also referred to as server-to-server encryption in transit. In this post, we secure the communication between SQL clients and the PostgresQL query interface of YugabyteDB, also called client-to-server encryption in transit. 

YugabyteDB—a 100% open source, distributed SQL database built to accelerate cloud native agility—stores important user and customer data at an organization.

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Achieving PCI DSS Compliance with YugabyteDB

Achieving PCI DSS Compliance with YugabyteDB

Welcome back to our blog series about how different compliance and regulatory frameworks work and how YugabyteDB can be an essential part of a company’s compliance efforts. In this third installment, we focus on the PCI Security Standards Council’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). More specifically, we reveal how companies can use YugabyteDB to enable compliance with certain key PCI DSS requirements.

For further details, read our recently published Yugabyte PCI DSS Compliance Guide.

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Automation Workflows: Using GitOps for YugabyteDB with Argo CD and Helm

Automation Workflows: Using GitOps for YugabyteDB with Argo CD and Helm

GitOps is an operational framework for declarative-driven systems such as Kubernetes. More specifically, it provides a set of best practices that converge the runtime state of the services with the declarative state defined in Git. On the other hand, Argo CD is a declarative, continuous delivery tool for Kubernetes. Argo CD follows the GitOps pattern of using Git repositories as the source of truth for defining the desired application state. Both tools can be used for automation workflows.

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Implementing Change Data Capture (CDC) in YugabyteDB

Implementing Change Data Capture (CDC) in YugabyteDB

Databases are systems of records in any enterprise. However, unlocking the true business potential of data requires availability across the entire enterprise ecosystem. This means different applications, services, and systems powering the business processes and use cases of the organization. As a result, change data capture (CDC) is an ideal mechanism for integrating downstream applications and services to a database efficiently, reliably, and in a scalable way.

In this post, we explore YugabyteDB’s pull-based approach to CDC introduced in YugabyteDB 2.13 that scans changes from the database’s write-ahead-log (WAL).

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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.13: Breakthrough Developer Experience and Performance

Announcing YugabyteDB 2.13: Breakthrough Developer Experience and Performance

We are thrilled to announce the general availability of YugabyteDB 2.13. This is a major release that delivers better control over where geo-distributed deployments store and access data. More specifically, it allows enterprises to lower data transfer costs, improve performance, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. This release also includes new features and integrations to enhance developer experience.

YugabyteDB offers a rich set of deployment and replication options in geo-distributed environments.

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Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – March 21, 2022

Distributed SQL Tips and Tricks – March 21, 2022

Welcome back to our distributed SQL tips and tricks blog! I have the pleasure of recapping distributed SQL questions from around the Internet.

This blog series would not be possible without Dorian Hoxha, Franck Pachot, and  Frits Hoogland. We also thank our incredible user community for not being afraid to ask questions.

Do you have questions? Make sure to ask them on our YugabyteDB Slack channel,

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Performing Flexible IO Testing in YugabyteDB

Performing Flexible IO Testing in YugabyteDB

ybio is a PL/pgSQL based load generator for PostgreSQL and YSQL. This YugabyteDB-specific IO testing toolkit performs flexible IO testing to specific parts of the YugabyteDB infrastructure with no client installation. And because this toolkit is PL/pgSQL-based, it can also work on native PostgreSQL.

ybio is strongly inspired by Kevin Closson’s SLOB and pgio. Yugabyte Developer Advocate Franck Pachot took pgio and turned it into ybio.

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Three Reasons Why I Joined Yugabyte APJ

Three Reasons Why I Joined Yugabyte APJ

Hello Everyone! I am Lakshmi, a tech product marketing intern for the Yugabyte Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) team. It has been my first month working at Yugabyte and I am thankful for the opportunity. Beyond my internship, I am a final year student at the NUS Business School in Singapore, specializing in Business Analytics.

A bit about me

Prior to joining Yugabyte APJ, I had always been interested in the world of startups.

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Distributed SQL Deep Dive: Inside YugabyteDB’s Two-Layer Architecture

Distributed SQL Deep Dive: Inside YugabyteDB’s Two-Layer Architecture

YugabyteDB is a 100% open source, distributed SQL database system. This single phrase expresses two distinct notions: a SQL database system, and a distributed database system. Historically, these notions were mutually exclusive. But current technology allows a single system to implement both notions. YugabyteDB does this with its two-layer architecture: an extensible query processing layer and a distributed document store.

In this blog post, we explain how YugabyteDB’s two-layer architecture works and compare it against other popular databases.

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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.12: Seamless Security and Better Manageability

Announcing YugabyteDB 2.12: Seamless Security and Better Manageability

Last November, we announced the general availability of YugabyteDB 2.11, a major release which extends PostgreSQL compatibility of the open source distributed SQL database. All these features are readily available in this stable release for any production environment.

In addition to making these features GA, YugabyteDB 2.12 introduces several new capabilities and significant improvements towards seamless security and better manageability.

Seamless security

Building customer trust is a top priority at Yugabyte.

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