Even in the 80’s, before Facebook knew everything there was to know about us, we as an industry had vast reams of data we needed to be able to answer questions about. To deal with this, data analysts were starting…
Joins are one of the most powerful features relational databases offer––but optimal executions are NP-hard to find. How do you support them in an OLTP database?
If your default mode of thinking is SNAPSHOT, write skew anomalies are just normal behaviour and SERIALIZABLE is throwing away perfectly good histories.
With JSON support in CockroachDB, you can now use both structured and semi-structured data within the same database.