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March 2022: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?

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Hello Community,

Welcome to the fourth ArangoDB newsletter of 2022. This month, we invite you to:

Graph & Beyond Lunch Break #2.4: Graph vs. Relational

Our Graph & Beyond Lunch Breaks are back!

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In case you’ve never signed up for one, the Lunch Breaks are our way of providing some ‘snackable’ content for our community to enjoy on-demand. Each video is approximately 10-15 minutes and delivered directly to your inbox. 

Our next Lunch Break will explore the differences between relational and graph databases: what they are, what they do well, and when you should use one over the other.

Wednesday, April 6th 2022 – 12:00pm in your local time zone

Register now ->

From the Blog: Introducing the New ArangoDB Datasource for Apache Spark

We are proud to announce the general availability of ArangoDB Datasource for Apache Spark: a new generation Spark connector for ArangoDB.

ArangoDB Spark Datasource is an implementation of DataSource API V2, and enables reading and writing from and to ArangoDB in batch execution mode. Its typical use cases are:

  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) data processing
  • Data analytics and machine learning
  • Uniform access to data from multiple data sources
  • Interactive data exploration with Spark (SQL) shell
  • Batch import and export
  • Integration of ArangoDB in existing Spark workflows

Check out our blog post for an architectural overview of ArangoDB Datasource for Apache Spark, and some introductory steps to get started.

Read the blog ->

What’s the Latest with ArangoDB ArangoGraph?

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Have you checked out our managed service, ArangoDB ArangoGraph, lately? A lot has happened since the beginning of the year: we’ve introduced three new regions (AWS Sydney and N. Virginia, and Google Jakarta), as well as new features such as disk autoscaling and root password rotation.

ArangoDB ArangoGraph is the easiest way to run ArangoDB. See for yourself: Sign up for a free trial today!

Try free ->

Community Spotlight: ArangoDB Radio

We have a podcast! We’re happy to introduce ArangoDB Radio, specifically designed for the ArangoDB community with insightful conversations at the intersections of machine learning, data science, graph databases, ethics, business, and philosophy.

So far we’ve published two episodes with two special guests: Dr. Mark Tabladillo, a solutions architect and expert in analytics, AI, and data science at Microsoft, as well as our very own Dr. Jörg Scad, ArangoDB CTO. You can access ArangoDB Radio on popular podcast platforms such as Spotify, Google Podcasts and Stitcher, among others. Check it out!

Upcoming Events

Where else can you find ArangoDB?

From the Avocado Grove: We’re Hiring!

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ArangoDB is continuing to grow! We have more than 20 open positions (almost all fully-remote) on our website across Customer Support, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Product Management, Sales, and Recruiting.

Would you like to join Team Avocado? Check out our open positions here.

ArangoDB recognized as Leader on G2

We couldn’t be more thrilled to be recognized by our users as a Graph Database Leader on G2 Crowd. 

Are you happy with how things are going with ArangoDB so far, and have a few minutes to spare? Then take a break from coding and write a review about your experience on G2

Write review now ->

We hope you enjoyed our latest news!

Until next time 🖖
The ArangoDB Team

Check Out Our Previous Newsletters

February 2022: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?

January 2022: What’s the Latest with ArangoDB?


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