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Introduction to Distributed SQL and CockroachDB

This course introduces the core concepts behind distributed SQL databases and describes how CockroachDB fits into this landscape.

  • Course Number

    intro-to-distributed-sql-and-cockroachdb
  • Self-Paced

This course introduces the core concepts behind distributed SQL databases and describes how CockroachDB fits into this landscape. You will learn what differentiates CockroachDB from both legacy SQL and NoSQL databases, and how CockroachDB ensures consistent transactions without sacrificing scale and resiliency.

By the time you finish the course, you'll be able to describe the key functionality that brings people to CockroachDB:

  • You'll learn about CockroachDB's seamless horizontal scalability.
  • You'll learn about CockroachDB's distributed transactions with strict ACID guarantees.
  • You'll be able to describe how CockroachDB ensures availability and resiliency of your data.

Length:

  • 2 hours
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