CockroachDB uses RocksDB for its storage engine because of RocksDB's rich feature set, which is necessary for a complex product like a distributed SQL database.
Join the Cockroach Labs founders for an unscripted Q&A about the dirty details building 1.0 and in how they achieve consensus across three co-founders.
This is the story of the detection, investigation, and fix of just one performance bug.
SQL? I thought CockroachDB was a key-value store?!? In the past we described CockroachDB as a distributed, transactionally consistent, key-value store.