We’re an open source project and welcome contributions.


  1. See CONTRIBUTING.md to get your local environment set up.
  2. Take a look at our open issues, in particular those with the helpwanted label.
  3. Follow our code reviews to learn about our style and conventions.
  4. Make your changes and follow our code review workflow.

Report a Bug

For filing bugs, suggesting improvements, or requesting new features, help us out by opening an issue.

Need Help?

  • CockroachDB Community Forum: Ask questions, find answers, and help other users.
  • Join us on Gitter: This is the most immediate way to connect with CockroachDB engineers. To open Gitter without leaving these docs, click Chat with Developers in the lower-right corner of any page.

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