Cockroach Labs User Group - DFW Area

Wednesday, May 8 | 4:30PM CT - 8:30PM PM CT

Chicken N Pickle | 4600 Merlot Ave. Grapevine, TX 76051


This user group is designed for current customers and interested parties of all shapes and sizes to interact with each other, share best practices, and have a little fun. You will hear from some of Cockroach Labs largest customers and partners.

Come meet the Cockroach Labs team and learn more about CockroachDB, the most highly advanced cloud-native, distributed SQL database available. This database helps companies of all sizes and the apps they develop, scale quickly, survive anything, and thrive anywhere. 

The DFW Area CRUG will be hosted at the Chicken N Pickle, a unique pickleball and bar experience! Bring your sneakers and join in a game or two! Paddles and balls will be supplied.

 Seats are limited - register today!

Cockroach Labs User Group - DFW Area


4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CT



5:00 PM - 5:10 PM CT


Cockroach Labs Welcome

Steven Ellingson, Account Executive, Cockroach Labs

5:10 PM - 5:35 PM CT


Customer Session

 Eddie Wassef, VP Chief Architect at Vonage

5:35 PM - 5:55 PM CT


CRDB Zero Downtime Upgrade Demo

Jim Hatcher, Senior Staff Sales Engineer, Cockroach Labs

Regular maintenance is necessary but doesn’t require downtime. Traditional databases like MySQL often need table locks for updates, causing disruptions. In contrast, cloud-native databases like CockroachDB enable live updates without downtime. CockroachDB manages schema changes progressively, avoiding table locks and allowing the database to operate uninterrupted, ensuring that maintenance can occur during normal business hours with zero downtime.

5:55 PM - 6:15 PM CT



6:15 PM - 8:00 PM CT


Networking Reception and Pickleball


About Cockroach Labs

Cockroach Labs is the creator of CockroachDB, the cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed to simplify how businesses build and operate world-changing applications. CockroachDB is trusted to run mission-critical workloads for some of the world's largest enterprises, including Bose, Comcast, Hard Rock Digital, Fortune 50 financial institutions, as well as category leaders in retail and media.

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