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'.
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.
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 Flex Fridays to work on a Master’s in Computer Science and side projects like a learning management system for another startup.
This post covers what Data Subject Rights are and how they can affect GDPR compliance for your company.
A Q&A with CEO Spencer Kimball about what GDPR compliance means for companies and how the process can be made easier using CockroachDB.
Teams who need a strongly consistent database within Kubernetes should use a cloud-native SQL database like CockroachDB.
Managing state in Kubernetes is difficult because the system’s dynamism is too chaotic for most databases to handle; especially SQL databases that offer strong consistency.
Scaling a database beyond one zone is a challenge. Here's some practical advice on how to approach it.
Distributed database performance––both latency and uptime––can be dramatically improved with CDN-like multi-region deployments.