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Avoiding hotspots in CockroachDB

Learn how to avoid hotspots when using a Distributed SQL database.

  • Course Number

  • Self-Paced

  • Estimated Effort

    10 minutes/week

About This Short

A database hotspot can slow down access for users and typically at the worst time - during high traffic!

It's not just inconvenient for users, it can also be costly to your business in terms of lost user engagement.

This short, part of the high performance series, will help you quickly come up to speed on designing primary keys that avoid hotspots in your database.