The perennial question of homo sapiens is, 'How did we get here?' Today we're going to take a crack at answering that: where 'here' is defined as 'high availability for web services'.
sqlfmt is an opinionated SQL formatter. It’s not designed to be completely customizable, and we hope to remove options over time. Use it and stop thinking about how to format SQL.
Senior Product Designer Josué Rivera uses Free Fridays to work on CockroachDB’s user experience and spend time on personal growth to reorient his emotional well-being.
CockroachDB was so named because of its ability to survive failures. In this post, we will cover architectural considerations when building high availability services on top of CockroachDB.
Swati Kumar uses Free Fridays to provide marketing advice to nonprofits who would otherwise be unable to afford it.
The decision to make CockroachDB and PostgreSQL compatible was driven by a desire to be accessible to an ecosystem of drivers, existing code, and developer knowledge.
Engineer Matt Jibson uses Free Fridays and the 4-day work week to work on side projects like a SQL formatter and spend some time with his family while exploring NYC.
Engineering manager Jordan Lewis uses Free Fridays to work on engineering rather than management, to conduct his own experiments for CockroachDB.
We ran the TPC-C benchmark against CockroachDB and Amazon Aurora to compare price per transaction and discovered Aurora costs 10x more than CockroachDB.
Technical Marketer Sean Loiselle uses Free Fridays to work on a Master’s in Computer Science and side projects like a learning management system for another startup.