Note: This term is specific to CockroachDB, a Distributed SQL database. In other contexts, it may be used differently.

What is the Storage Layer?

The storage Layer is the layer of CockroachDB that writes data to the disk (the Physical Storage component), and reads data from the disk. It’s still part of the software, but it’s the piece that communicates with the hardware.

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