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DSS Asia 2022: Event Highlights and Key Takeaways

We held our second annual Distributed SQL Summit (DSS) Asia annual conference on the 30th and 31st of March 2022, following great feedback from our initial event and user demand.

This two-day online conference was packed with fascinating presentations, discussions, and demos from customers, partners, and our own experts.

With 35 engaging sessions to choose from, and more than 40 speakers, the conference served as a hub for advocates, partners, customers, users, and industry experts to meet up and learn the benefits and advantages of distributed SQL and the adoption of cloud-native architecture.

This blog post looks at some of the event highlights and key takeaways.

A big thank you to our DSS Asia 2022 presenters

We were fortunate to have been joined by some amazing speakers. Each brought a unique perspective and shared their journeys with the online audience. They also revealed how they worked alongside Yugabyte to power 100% open-source solutions and capitalize on the ability to run on any infrastructure.

We are grateful thought leaders and customers joined us and added their thought-provoking discussions. It was incredible for them to share insights into their growth journeys with Yugabyte.

We responded to customer requests from last year, adding a dedicated Japanese Track to DSS Asia 2022. A variety of Japanese experts talked about distributed SQL database momentum, use cases, migration, and developer productivity.

We also want to highlight the valued input of our partners, who have worked closely with us through the years as we expand our geo-distributed family.

Finally, Yugabyte is only as strong as our amazing globally-distributed team. We want to thank them for the unique and practical perspective they brought to the event.

Lastly, you can check out the keynote from Yugabyte Co-Founder Karthik Ranganathan here:

DSS Asia 2022: Opening Keynote: The Biography of a Modern Application – YouTube

Social media highlights

Over 1,000 attendees tuned in to DSS Asia from around the world. It was heartwarming to receive support and confirmation that the event was useful to many of the attendees (as you can see from the highlights below!)

During the event, we held a grand lucky draw, with Amazon gift cards as prizes. Don’t miss the reveal of our lucky winners by signing up for our newsletter!

You can also follow Yugabyte on Twitter and LinkedIn to ensure you don’t miss any of our news, updates, and events!

Watch DSS Asia 2022 on demand

If you weren’t able to attend DSS Asia 2022 live, or if you want to rewatch your favorite sessions, you can find all of the recordings in the showcase on Vimeo and in the playlist on YouTube. This also includes the keynote presentations and demos!

(Don’t forget to follow along with our demos via your own YugabyteDB Managed account. You can also supercharge your learning with a free Yugabyte University Course!)

Share your feedback

If you joined us live for DSS Asia 2022 and haven’t yet completed the survey, please take a moment to add your thoughts. If you didn’t make it, but want to get in touch, please tweet or email us with your comments. Our active and informed YugabyteDB Slack community is just a few clicks away too!

Thank you again for participating in our second annual DSSAsia event. You are what makes our community strong. We hope to see you again next year at #DSSAsia 2023!

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