CockroachDB now supports importing MySQL database dump files: you can now import your data from the most popular open-source database to our modern, globally-distributed SQL database with a single command.
The decision to make CockroachDB and PostgreSQL compatible was driven by a desire to be accessible to an ecosystem of drivers, existing code, and developer knowledge.
Detailing the challenges of implementing Unicode collation in CockroachDB, a standard for ordering strings in ways our users around the world expect.
The good news is that CockroachDB’s JOIN seems to work, as in, “it returns correct results.” However, this is just our first, unoptimimized implementation.
CockroachDB is pretty easy to deploy. However, there is still one wrinkle in the fabric, and that's our use of network ports.