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YugabyteDB Engineering Update – Oct 30, 2019

Jimmy Guerrero

VP Developer Relations

We are pleased to announce that YugabyteDB 2.0.3 is live! You can read the release notes of this and previous versions here. This release is shipping with 50 new enhancements and bug fixes.

What’s YugabyteDB? It is an open source, high-performance distributed SQL database built on a scalable and fault-tolerant design inspired by Google Spanner. YugabyteDB’s SQL API (YSQL) and drivers are PostgreSQL wire compatible

[#1845] YSQL: Support for TLS Server to Server Encryption

TLS encryption is now supported between yb-master and yb-tserver processes. To enable this new functionality you’ll want to start your master process with the following:

bin/yb-master                               \
    --fs_data_dirs=                         \
    --master_addresses=                     \
    --certs_dir=/home/centos/tls/$NODE_IP   \
    --allow_insecure_connections=false      \

And the tserver process as such:

bin/yb-tserver                                  \
    --fs_data_dirs=                             \
    --tserver_master_addrs=                     \
    --certs_dir /home/centos/tls/$NODE_IP       \
    --use_node_to_node_encryption=true &

For more information on this feature, check out the TLS encryption documentation.

New Documentation, Blogs, Tutorials, and Videos

New Blogs

New Videos

We have uploaded over a dozen videos from this year’s Distributed SQL Summit. You can links to the presentations, slides and a recap of the highlights by checking out, “2019 Distributed SQL Summit Recap and Highlights.”

New Docs

Upcoming Meetups and Conferences

PostgreSQL Meetups

Distributed SQL Webinars


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Dec 2-6: Las Vegas

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