A distributed SQL database is similar to a NoSQL database in that it can globally distribute data and elastically scale. At the same time, it can also deliver strong consistency, ACID transactions and support the SQL syntax like you would expect from a monolithic SQL system.
YugaByte DB is excited to announce the speaker schedule for this year’s Distributed SQL Summit! Expert speakers will dive deep into the use cases, best practices and next steps for successfully implementing distributed SQL as a key part of an enterprise cloud and Oracle migration strategy.
Presented in partnership with PostgresConf, the inaugural Distributed SQL Summit is taking place on September 20, 2019 in San Jose, California. The Summit is the first ever event to focus exclusively on sharing best practices and technical knowledge on the cloud-native approach to deploying, operating and scaling distributed SQL databases. The Summit is co-located with Postgres Conference Silicon Valley, as a “conference within a conference.”
This one-day event features speakers and panelists from some of the biggest names in cloud and database infrastructure including Amazon Aurora, Google Spanner, Facebook, Kroger and YugaByte DB. Here’s a small preview of some of the scheduled talks:
James Watters, SVP Products – Pivotal
Panel: Facebook’s Distributed Database Evolution
Jeff Rothschild, Dhruba Borthakur, Vishal Kathuria, Karthik Ranganathan
An Introduction to Amazon Aurora
Kamal Gupta, Head of Engineering, Aurora – Amazon
Google Spanner’s SQL Evolution
Campbell Fraser, Software Development Lead – Google Spanner
Transforming the Omni-Channel Experience at Kroger
Mahesh Tyagarajan, VP Engineering – Kroger
Panel: How Cloud-Native and Distributed SQL are Transforming ECommerce & Retail
Moderator: Ram Ravichandran, CTO – Narvar
Distributed MySQL Architectures, Past, Present and Future
Peter Zaitsev, Founder & CEO – Percona
Building Microservices in a Cloud-Native World with Distributed SQL
Ryan Scheidter, Lead Software Engineer – Cerner
YugaByte DB is an open-source, cloud-native, high-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale apps. And best of all, it is fully compatible with the PostgreSQL wire protocol and the SQL syntax. Built using a unique combination of high-performance document store, auto sharding, per-shard distributed consensus replication and multi-shard ACID transactions (inspired by Google Spanner), YugaByte DB serves both scale-out RDBMS and internet-scale OLTP workloads with low query latency, extreme resilience against failures and global data distribution. As a cloud native database, it can be deployed across public and private clouds as well as in Kubernetes environments with ease.
Karthik Ranganathan, YugaByte’s Co-Founder & CTO, will be highlighting the challenges faced in building a PostgreSQL-compatible distributed SQL database in a talk titled “6 Technical Challenges Developing a Distributed SQL Database” (Thursday, September 19 at 12.30pm-12.50pm). This talk will serve as an excellent introduction to distributed SQL databases and prepare you to make the most of the Distributed SQL Summit the next day.
Visit the YugaByte DB sponsor table at PostgresConf to learn how to build business-critical multi-cloud applications with maximum agility. You will see multiple demos with real-world use cases in action and have the opportunity to win some cool prizes.
PostgresConf has always been an excellent resource for attendees to learn from their peers as well as Postgres experts. The 2019 Silicon Valley edition promises to the best ever. We look forward to connecting with you at the conference!