Disasters happen. (Most) outages shouldn’t. When multi-billion dollar companies like Wells Fargo, Delta, and Facebook experience outages, the reaction from users tends to be anger and surprise. Anger, because people want access to their personal checking and to leave JFK…
CockroachDB 2.0’s new cluster visualization feature makes it easier for companies to build infrastructure for global customer bases.
Geo-partitioning keeps user data close to the user, reducing latency and improving UX while archival-partitioning allows you to store data efficiently.
With geo-partitioning, you can control which nodes house data with row-level granularity, thereby reducing latency and improving user experience.
This post is the first in a series on how CockroachDB handles its data and discusses the mechanisms it uses to rebalance and repair.