Get certified with our new professional certifications at Yugabyte University. Learn the ropes of distributed SQL, database as-a-service (DBaaS), and cloud-native development with four new YugabyteDB learning paths.
Yugabyte University has been named a finalist for the ACE Awards 2022. This award recognizes programs that demonstrate educational excellence in their domain, and Yugabyte University has stood out in our first year with not only a nomination but a seat at the finalist table. Read through the blog to learn more about the technology behind our university and how that helps us provide awesomeness in customer education.
Yugabyte University is releasing a new self-paced course, YugabyteDB YCQL Development. Watch informative course videos and complete hands-on lab exercises to learn the fundamentals of YCQL and dive deep into the internals of YugabyteDB.
After officially launching Yugabyte University in early 2022, we are happy to share a major milestone! Ten thousand amazing students are enrolled in various self-paced and instructor-led courses, certification programs, and builder workshops to better build their skillsets around distributed SQL and YugabyteDB. Read this blog for an overview of what’s currently available, including links to specific learning experiences.
The YugabyteDB community is at the heart of everything we do at Yugabyte. The worldwide community of open source enthusiasts, application builders, and database aficionados has been a fountain of inspiration, knowledge, and belonging for us. Here are some community highlights we’d love to call out.
Over 5K Users in YugabyteDB Community Slack
We planned to celebrate when we reached 5,000 YugabyteDB Community Slack members. But then we blinked and realized we were already over 5,500!
We started off 2021 strong with exciting announcements, including:
- The launch of Yugabyte University including free training and certification options
- A successful Distributed SQL Summit Asia event, with 35 amazing speakers across 3 days
- A $48M round of funding to accelerate all distributed SQL activities across the board
- YugabyteDB turns 5 years old and Karthik Ranganathan, CTO and Co-Founder,
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…
In this 90 min training aimed at beginner and intermediate SQL developers, we covered the following topics:
- YugabyteDB review and setup
- UDFs, expressions, and operators
We worked through over 40 exercises that showed how developers can immediately leverage their PostgreSQL knowledge and apply it to YugabyteDB.
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…
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
We worked through almost 80 exercises that showed how developers can immediately leverage their PostgreSQL knowledge and apply it to YugabyteDB.
Yesterday we had almost 200 folks show up for the latest “YugabyteDB Fundamentals and Certification” training session. We had a lot of questions during the session and weren’t able to get to them all! In this blog I have compiled the majority of them and provided answers in a simple Q&A format.
Missed yesterday’s training? You can catch our next training session, “YugabyteDB YSQL Development and Certification and Training” on Feb 25 by registering here.
The team here at Yugabyte is excited to announce the launch of Yugabyte University! Our new education program features a variety of instructor-led and on-demand courses that enable you to learn distributed SQL fundamentals, development, and administration in a variety of ways that suit you best. But, before we lay out all the different training options now available to you, here are a few testimonials about our training: