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TiDB X Hacktoberfest 2020 – An Invitation to Open Source

TiDB is in Hacktoberfest, a celebration open to everyone in our global community. Whether you're an experienced developer or an open-source newbie learning to code, you can help drive the growth of open source and make positive contributions to the ever-growing TiDB community.

Announcing PD Transfer to TiKV Project

We decide to move the Placement Driver library entirely to TiKV org, happening at 11 AM, UTC+8, August 17, 2020.

VLDB 2020: TiDB, A Raft-based HTAP Database

PingCAP will publish a research paper "TiDB: A Raft-based HTAP Database" in the August issue of the Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment.

TiDB Usability Challenge – Dare to Dream Bigger

TiDB Challenge Program is a series community program to bring TiDB to a new level in terms of stability, performance, and usability. With amazing improvements in performance in season 1 last year, we are now pleased to announce that season 2 is ready for you.

TiDB Celebrates 400 Contributors

The TiDB repository reaches the 400th contributor milestone. All our honors and achievements belong to the TiDB community, our beloved contributors, and distinguished committers.

INSERT INTO tidb.hackathon_2019 VALUES (“Hack”, “Fun”, “TiDB Ecosystem”)

This post introduces the top 3 winners at TiDB Hackathon 2019 and the cozy and friendly environment of this meeting.

Distributed Systems Training in Go and Rust

PingCAP has made a talent plan for training and/or evaluating students, new employees, and new contributors to TiDB and TiKV. This blog post gives a brief overview of training courses for this plan on writing distributed systems in Go and Rust.

Percona Live Austin — Summary and Reflection

In this post, Kevin Xu shares the PingCAP team's experience and activities at Percona Live in Austin, including several technical sharing sessions and boosting friendship with people inside and outside PingCAP.

PingCAPers at the First RustCon Asia!

PingCAP has been an active member in the Rust community and one of the first production users of Rust in building TiKV. As part of being a co-organizer for the first RustCon Asia, PingCAP also contributed several topics in both keynote sessions and workshops.

TiDB Certification (Beta) is Ready

The official TiDB Certification is now available in beta and an online exam is ready for you to sign up.

FOSDEM 2019 Recap: Global Technology, Local Community

In this post, Kevin Xu shares the PingCAP team's experience and activities at FOSDEM 2019, including three talks they delivered at the conference -- the first one about TiDB and its architecture, horizontal scalability and MySQL compatibility, the second about improving development posture in Rust based on the work building TiKV, and the last about Rust implementation of Prometheus.

TiDB Reaches the 200 Contributors Milestone

TiDB recently added its 200th contributor. As CEO and co-founder of PingCAP who began building TiDB three years ago, I would like to thank the entire TiDB community for helping us reach this important milestone!