The Distributed SQL Blog

Thoughts on distributed databases, open source and cloud native

The Schedule Is Now Live for Distributed SQL Summit Asia!

Last month, we officially announced the Distributed SQL Summit Asia virtual event, taking place Jan 20 – 22 in India Standard Time.

And now we’re excited to share that the schedule is live!

We have an amazing lineup of talks by industry-leading speakers from innovative companies including: Astronomer, Buoyant, CAST AI, Hasura, Infosys, InfraCloud,

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INSERT INTO Yugabyte (We’re Hiring, January 2021 Edition)

It’s a new year 🎉! And Yugabyte is hiring for new positions across a wide variety of departments. In this blog post, we will share with you some of the recent announcements we’re proud of so you can get a flavor for the kinds of things we work on; introduce you to a member of the team, so you can “meet” some of the amazing people you could work alongside of in helping us carry out our mission;

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Announcing Distributed SQL Summit Asia Registration Is Now Open!

Earlier this year, we held the second annual Distributed SQL Summit, a free online conference to push the boundaries of cloud native RDBMS forward. (You can view all the talks on our Vimeo channel) Attendee feedback was very positive, the engagement level was high, and the talks were amazing! We heard the request from several community members to take the show on the (virtual) road to other timezones to make it easier to join live.

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What’s New in YugabyteDB 2.5 – Enterprise-Grade Security Features

YugabyteDB Enterprise-Grade Security Features

The YugabyteDB 2.5 release adds many critical enterprise-grade security features. This blog post outlines these newly added features.

Authentication

Adding scram-sha-256 authentication

The first notable addition is the addition of a much improved, password-based authentication mechanism called Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (or simply SCRAM) as described in RFC5802.

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Announcing YugabyteDB 2.5

Support for Geo-Partitioning and Enterprise-Grade Security Features

YugabyteDB Adds Support for Geo-Partitioning and Enterprise-Grade Security Features Announcement

Our mission at Yugabyte is to build the default distributed SQL database for cloud native applications in a multi cloud world. To further that mission, this release brings major enhancements to multi-region deployments, performance, and security features offered by the database – while simultaneously improving on high availability,

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Yugabyte Named a 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor in Data Management

Yugabyte recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Data Management 2020

We are incredibly proud to have recently been recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Data Management! [1]

The report recommends, “as a data and analytics leader focused on delivering cost-effective innovation, you should evaluate emerging technologies, focusing on those that provide new capabilities in familiar data management paradigms, without requiring sizable investments in new skills.“

We couldn’t agree more.

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Yugabyte Adopts a New Versioning System

Many users in the YugabyteDB community simply love the velocity with which new and exciting features are introduced through frequent releases. However, as more and more business-critical applications start depending on YugabyteDB as the system of record database, there is an increasing need for enterprises to operate existing versions in production longer and avoid adopting fast-moving releases which can go through radical design changes.

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