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Distributed Open Source Databases with Jonathan Ellis and Spencer Kimball

By most accounts, the first databases came on line in the 1960s. This class of software has continued to evolve alongside the technology it runs on and the applications it supports. In

CockroachDB: Distributed Databases and Containerization with Spencer Kimball

In 2003, Google developed a robust cluster management system called Borg. This enabled them to manage clusters with tens of thousands of machines, moving them away from virtual machines

Kubernetes Gotchas: Lessons Learned

Running databases within container clusters seems, at first glance, to be more effort than it’s worth. Why use a system designed for stateless highly available microservices to

Distributed Databases with Aly Cabral

Modern databases consist of multiple servers that host the data in a distributed fashion. Using multiple servers allows a database to be resilient to the failure of any one database

TiDB: Distributed NewSQL with Kevin Xu

When a user interacts with an application to order a ride with a ridesharing app, the data for that user interaction is written to a “transactional” database. A transactional