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Upgrade the Security and Availability of Your Cloud Database with New YugabyteDB Managed Features

As we wrap up another month (how is it almost May?!), we are excited to announce the latest enhancements to YugabyteDB Managed, the fully managed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering of the YugabyteDB database. 

Key enhancements include:

  • Greater security options and control with Customer Managed Keys (CMK)
  • New AWS Graviton-based-instances to power your free tier of YugabyteDB Managed 
  • Improved SLA of 99.99% 
  • A small tweak to our look-and-feel as we update the platform with our new Yugabyte logo. 

Embrace New Security Flexibility

It is crucial for any business-critical application to protect sensitive information, especially as businesses shift their operations to the cloud. 

We understand the need for enhanced data protection and compliance with regulatory requirements, which is why we’re excited to introduce the preview of Customer Managed Key (CMK) encryption for data at rest in your YugabyteDB Managed clusters. With CMK encryption, you manage your own encryption keys, giving you the ability to encrypt your data at rest with keys that you control.

YugabyteDB Managed cluster enabled for encryption-at-rest with an AWS KMS key.

YugabyteDB Managed has a comprehensive feature set to ensure the security and privacy of your data. Adding the new Customer Managed Keys (CMK) with AWS KMS gives you complete control over the security of your data in the cloud. This is in addition to all the other benefits —global availability, scalability, reliability, cost-efficiency, and more. 

*NOTE: BYOK=Bring Your Own Key

With Customer Managed Keys, you retain full control over your encryption, adding an extra layer of data security along with the volume encryption provided by your Cloud Service Provider. Encrypt your data at rest and manage the encryption keys’ lifecycle (i.e. creating, revoking, etc.), monitoring usage, and ensuring only authorized parties can access them. Mange it all with just a few clicks using our user-friendly interface, our powerful command line interface options, or via the YugabyteDB Managed API. 

Enable cluster encryption— AWS customer managed key
Enable cluster encryption-at-rest in Security tab of YugabyteDB Managed

The Customer Managed Keys solution allows you to avoid vendor lock-in and seamlessly integrate your existing encryption procedures and key management solutions from AWS. The BYOK solution also provides a cost-effective, scalable, and secure data protection option alongside the power and scalability of YugabyteDB Managed.

Discover AWS Graviton-Based Instance Types

YugabyteDB - AWS Graviton Ready PartnerAs the only distributed SQL vendor supporting AWS Graviton and listed as an official AWS Graviton partner, we are thrilled to announce that the YugabyteDB Managed Free Tier is now powered by Graviton-based instance types on AWS. 

In November 2022, we introduced support for Graviton instances for YugabyteDB. Customers who chose these instances reported up to 40% better price performance than x86-based instances. 

You can now experience the power and efficiency of Graviton processors—at no additional cost—with YugabyteDB Managed. This offering supports our ongoing commitment to delivering the best possible database solution to all our customers. To experience this improved price performance, sign up for YugabyteDB Managed and experience the free tier today. 

Improve SLAs With 99.99% Uptime

YugabyteDB Managed now provides a 99.99% Service Level Agreement (SLA), ensuring exceptional availability and consistent performance. Enjoy even more robust resilience and greater reliability for your enterprise applications and critical workloads as a result of our continued focus on infrastructure investments. 

YugabyteDB Managed provides a highly reliable service designed to not just meet but exceed your expectations. The enhanced SLA of 99.99% for applies to all regions where YugabyteDB Managed is generally available to all paying customers. All YugabyteDB Managed clusters automatically qualify for the 99.99% SLA. Focus on your core business priorities, knowing your data-driven applications are well  supported.

A Refreshed Look and Feel

Yugabyte Logo Mark Image At Yugabyte, we’re constantly striving to be the cloud-native database solution of choice for all business-critical applications. With our YugabyteDB logo redesign, we’ve taken that commitment to the next level.

Our new logo incorporates three symbols perfectly capturing the essence of YugabyteDB—a data block, an infinity symbol, and an arrow pointing up and to the right (representing progress and innovation). These symbols represent the limitless potential of data, its growth and deployment in any hybrid or multi-cloud environment, and Yugabyte’s focus on movement, progress, and constant innovation.

This fresh, bold, new logo is now on the YugabyteDB Managed User Interface, serving as a constant reminder of our commitment to delivering the best possible database solution to our customers.

Get Started at No Cost Today

YugabyteDB Managed is now available as a free, full-featured trial, allowing you to experience the full platform benefits without charge. Use it to test PostgreSQL compatibility, horizontal scalability, fault tolerance, and multi-region clustering. With these key features, you have all you need to power a global application that needs to be highly available, resilient to failure, and geo-distributed.

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