12/03/2016

The 38 Hottest Startups to Watch in 2017

Cockroach is “building the enterprise database of the future much like the un-killable databases that web-scale companies (like Amazon and Google) use internally. Big data requires a database that scales across datacenters and geographies without interruption. Regulations increasingly require applications to limit where certain data can be stored (German data in Germany, for instance),” Munichiello says.

09/21/2016

Inside CockroachDB’s Survivability Model

In this Percona Live Europe featured talk, we’ll meet Marc Berhault, Engineer at Cockroach Labs. His talk will be on Inside CockroachDB’s Survivability Model. This talk takes a deep dive into CockroachDB, a database whose “survive and thrive” model aims to bring the best aspects of Google’s next generation database, Spanner, to the rest of the world via open source.

I had a chance to speak with Marc and learn a bit more about these questions…

09/19/2016

Open Source Databases at Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam

In the last five years, the open source database community has been flourishing. There has been an explosion of creativity and innovation. The community has created many niche (and not so niche) solutions for various problems.

09/06/2016

Cloud Native Ambassadors and Docker Captains Navigate Users Through the Container Ecosystem

Navigating the container ecosystem can be confusing. Deciding where to dip your toes is challenging for those stepping into container and microservices waters. Even those who have already ventured knee-deep still wade through many questions as they progress in their cloud native journey.

To help them guide them through the ecosystem, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) recently launched a Cloud Native Ambassadors program at its inaugural CloudNativeDay in Toronto.

09/02/2016

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 2nd, 2016

Quotable Quotes:
“@aphyr: hey if you’re looking for a real cool trip through distributed database research, https://github.com/cockroachdb/cockroach/blob/develop/docs/design.md … is worth several reads”

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