CockroachDB is pretty easy to deploy. However, there is still one wrinkle in the fabric, and that's our use of network ports.
Tamir Duberstein from CockroachDB does a show and tell session on the inner workings of CockroachDB. CockroachDB is a scalable, fault-tolerant database based on Google’s Spanner.
SQL? I thought CockroachDB was a key-value store?!? In the past we described CockroachDB as a distributed, transactionally consistent, key-value store.