The apd package replaces the underlying implementation of the DECIMAL type in CockroachDB and is available for anyone to fork and use.
How do you ensure that the log messages contain enough information to be useful without encumbering the development of new code?
This blog post outlines how fuzz testing uncovered a Schrodinbug in CockroachDB, how Go was partly to blame, and how we addressed it using strong typing.
Writing good tests is tricky when the system has a lot of moving parts. In this post we will go over how to outsmart Go dependencies in testing.
Cgo is an important part of Go: It's your window to calling anything that anything that has C bindings. But while cgo works for us, it hasn’t come for free.
In this post, we’ll share a few powerful optimizations that mitigate many of the performance problems common to Go garbage collection.
The first question many developers ask us is what our experience has been writing a distributed database in Go, a garbage-collected language.