Cockroach CEO Spencer Kimball reads the tea leaves on the evolution of data protection laws, and what companies can do to prepare for the unknown.
One small step for Cockroach Labs, one giant leap for our release numbering.
After two years of nightly testing, we’ve come to learn the power and limitations of Jepsen as a testing tool.
When IT experts consider high availability infrastructure for mission-critical services, their minds often leap to Oracle as the preeminent service provider. But Oracle's database was designed in a pre-cloud world. As a cloud native database, CockroachDB introduces a new way of providing always-on availability, strong data consistency, and distributed performance.
Reproduction steps for the 2018 Cloud Report findings in which we benchmakred AWS and GCP. These steps allow for copy-paste reproduction of our process.
This post introduces Transactional Pipelining which dramatically speeds up distributed transactions with respect to the latency cost of distributed consensus.
This blog covers the practical experience of running a distributed system across multiple Kubernetes clusters including what makes it challenging and what solutions are available (some of which we run in production).
Customers rely on us to help navigate the increasingly competitive cloud wars. This inspired the 2018 Cloud Report, a benchmark of AWS and GCP on performance, latency, CPU, network, I/O, and cost.
CockroachDB 2.1 is 50x more scalable than Amazon Aurora at less than 2% of the price per tpmC. Read on to see performance benchmarks of CockroachDB 2.1, including the latest TPC-C results.
Product Manager Lakshmi Kannan uses Flex Fridays for professional development and learning the ins and outs of CockroachDB.