SurrealDB blog

We are hiring!

November 25, 2022

We are hiring!

We are a startup with an ambitious mission to build the ultimate multi-model database for tomorrow’s applications. We are seeking to hire the best - people who care deeply about the work they do, and care about the people with whom they create and promote the product.

Release v1.0.0-beta.8

October 1, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.8

We know you've been waiting for it! And SurrealDB's beta 8 is finally here!!! New features, bug fixes, performance improvements, and much more!

10,000 thank yous!

September 17, 2022

10,000 thank yous!

⭐ 10,000 GitHub stars in 4 weeks! We are utterly blown away! Thank you so, so much to the SurrealDB and dev communities for your amazing support! This is only the start of the SurrealDB journey! We have so much more to come! ⭐

#2 on Hacker News

September 17, 2022

#2 on Hacker News

#2 on Hacker News... There won't be much sleep once again for Jaime and Tobie this weekend! Thank you once again for all the support over the past 3 weeks!

Beyond Surreal? A closer look at NewSQL Relational Data.

September 17, 2022

Beyond Surreal? A closer look at NewSQL Relational Data.

Thank you very much Fireship once again for another brilliant video on SurrealDB! We really, really appreciate it!

We think we have broken GitHub...

September 16, 2022

We think we have broken GitHub...

Thank you once again for all the love and support over the last 24 hours! SurrealDB is currently the No. 1 📈 AND No. 2 📈 trending public repository on GitHub worldwide! We think we have broken GitHub 😵!

Thank you Fireship!

September 16, 2022

Thank you Fireship!

Thank you very much Fireship for the 📹 video on SurrealDB! We really appreciate it!

⭐ 5000 thank yous ⭐

September 12, 2022

⭐ 5000 thank yous ⭐

⭐ 5000 GitHub stars in 3 weeks! Wow! We are blown away! Thank you, thank you, thank you to the SurrealDB and dev communities for your amazing support! ⭐

We are honoured to be the No. 1 trending GitHub repo worldwide once again!

September 12, 2022

We are honoured to be the No. 1 trending GitHub repo worldwide once again!

Thank you to all our super Surrealers and everyone who has shown interest in our database, the fastest growing database of all time! Surreal! 🚀

'Rust Powered Database SurrealDB (It's Pretty Ambitious)'

September 10, 2022

'Rust Powered Database SurrealDB (It's Pretty Ambitious)'

Thank you very much to Code to the Moon for the YouTube video tour of the query language and capabilities of SurrealDB!

Getting started with SurrealDB

September 6, 2022

Getting started with SurrealDB

Thank you very much to Chris Hay, CTO at IBM iX for his excellent, thorough video on SurrealDB. We are looking forward to the sequel!

Just released SurrealDB for Windows!

September 2, 2022

Just released SurrealDB for Windows!

The easiest and preferred way to get going with SurrealDB on Windows is to install and use the SurrealDB command-line tool. Run the following command in your terminal and follow the on-screen instructions...

3500 thank yous

August 30, 2022

3500 thank yous

⭐ Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Thank you to our SurrealDB stargazers for helping us pass 3500 GitHub stars! ⭐

Release v1.0.0-beta.7

August 29, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.7

Add support for Objects and Arrays as Record IDs, add support for querying records using Record ID ranges, add SQL session functions for retrieving session variables, make --ns and --db arguments optional in command-line REPL, and much more.

No. 1 GitHub trending repository!

August 24, 2022

No. 1 GitHub trending repository!

Absolutely shocked and honoured to reach the No. 1 trending public repository on GitHub worldwide. Thank you to everyone who has shown interest in SurrealDB and helped us reach 2500 GitHub stars!

1500 thank yous

August 23, 2022

1500 thank yous

⭐ Wow!!! Thank you to our SurrealDB stargazers for helping us pass 1500 GitHub stars! From 180 to 1500 in 48 hours, we are lost for words! ⭐

No. 1 on Reddit's Programming subreddit 🔥 'Hot' list

August 22, 2022

No. 1 on Reddit's Programming subreddit 🔥 'Hot' list

Thank you for all the comments, feedback and support on the SurrealDB post on Reddit's 4.5 million member-strong Programming subreddit. We are honoured to have made No. 1 on the 🔥 'Hot' list.

Honoured to be #4 on the front page of Hacker News

August 22, 2022

Honoured to be #4 on the front page of Hacker News

Wow!!! We really can't believe this!!! We are absolutely buzzing to make it onto the front page of Hacker News, and to get to number 4, no less! 😍

500 thank yous

August 21, 2022

500 thank yous

Thank you to our SurrealDB stargazers for helping us pass 500 GitHub stars! We really appreciate it!

SurrealDB on Reddit Rust

August 20, 2022

SurrealDB on Reddit Rust

Thank you for all the comments, feedback and support on the SurrealDB post on Reddit's Rust subreddit. We are honoured to have made the 🔥 'Hot' list.

Release v1.0.0-beta.6

August 13, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.6

Add command-line SurrealQL REPL for quick querying of a database, log username at server startup when root authentication is enabled, enable SurrealDB server to be configured using environment variables, implement config definition key and value caching within a transaction, and much more.

Thank you!

August 5, 2022

Thank you!

Thank you to our SurrealDB stargazers for helping us pass 100 GitHub stars! It’s early days, but we greatly appreciate it!

Indie Hackers launch

August 4, 2022

Indie Hackers launch

Thank you for all the comments, feedback and support on our SurrealDB 'launch' post on IndieHackers.com. We are honoured to have made the 'Popular' list!

Client libraries live!

August 4, 2022

Client libraries live!

We’re happy to announce that initial server side documentation for Node.js, Golang and Deno, along with client side documentation for JavaScript is LIVE!

Why use SurrealDB?

August 3, 2022

Why use SurrealDB?

SurrealDB is an innovative NewSQL cloud database, suitable for serverless applications, jamstack applications, single-page applications, and traditional applications. It is unmatched in its versatility and financial value, with the ability for deployment on cloud, on-premise, embedded, and edge computing environments.

Release v1.0.0-beta.5

August 1, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.5

Temporarily disable HTTP response compression, improve surreal import and surreal export cli commands, and more...

Release v1.0.0-beta.4

July 28, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.4

Add new strict mode to SurrealDB server, ensure default table permissions are set to NONE not FULL, and more...

Release v1.0.0-beta.3

July 24, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.3

Log root authentication configuration status on server startup, ensure CORS headers are set on all HTTP responses even when request fails with an error, and more...

SurrealDB selected to Mercury Raise Seed VII

July 21, 2022

SurrealDB selected to Mercury Raise Seed VII

SurrealDB was selected to the Mercury Raise Seed program along with 51 other startups from a record 2,000 applications!

Documentation is live

July 21, 2022

Documentation is live

We’re happy to announce that our SurrealDB Documentation is LIVE! Installation, setup, datatypes, querying, connectivity, advanced functionality. It's all here.

Release v1.0.0-beta.2

July 20, 2022

Release v1.0.0-beta.2

Improve command-line logging output, enable new --log argument for specifying server log level, hide default randomly-generated server password, and more...

Dreaming of something better

July 20, 2022

Dreaming of something better

WE ARE LIVE!!! After 7 years of conceptualising, planning, designing and developing, our #opensource scalable cloud graph database SurrealDB is now in open beta to the world!

Meet COO Jaime

June 1, 2022

Meet COO Jaime

When not chasing a basketball, shuttlecock, or table tennis ball, he can be found striving for pixel perfection. Having worked in the software and user-interface design sectors for over 15 years, Jaime’s focus is designing and developing incredibly simple, yet beautiful front-end user-interfaces.

Join us on Discord!

May 30, 2022

Join us on Discord!

We now have a SurrealDB Discord server for our community to chat with us and others.

We're on LinkedIn

May 27, 2022

We're on LinkedIn

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to keep up to date!

Follow us on Twitter

May 25, 2022

Follow us on Twitter

Feel welcome to follow us for regular updates as we continue to grow.

Meet CEO Tobie

May 21, 2022

Meet CEO Tobie

A man of very few words, except on the subject of databases. With 15 years experience as a full-stack software engineer, Tobie has developed and consulted on numerous cloud-based architectures and platforms - with a focus on distributed databases and highly-available architectures.

Product roadmap is LIVE!

May 18, 2022

Product roadmap is LIVE!

We're excited to share with you SurrealDB's product roadmap! You can now keep track of what we have planned for SurrealDB, and see the features and functionality which has already been implemented.

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