Customer Spotlight

60% Runtime Decrease with Cockroach

Published: October 05, 2021
Customer Profile
1-50
Internet Software & Services
US
Introduction

This Customer Spotlight is a synopsis of how a Small Business Internet Software & Services company used Cockroach Labs to benefit their business. The feedback included was collected and verified in a January 2022 survey of Cockroach Labs customers conducted by UserEvidence, an independent research firm.

Key Results

38
%

Increase in Dev Team Productivity

2
FTEs

Deferred Employees

10
/10

Would Recommend

Our typical query runtime has been reduced by 60%+ compared to a monolithic Postgres database server hosted on Google Cloud SQL.

Co-Founder

Small Business Internet Software & Services Company

Scenario

What were the main challenges you needed to overcome that led you to purchase CockroachDB?

  • Scale the database
  • Ensure data integrity through consistent transactions
  • Low latency access for a global customer base
  • Eliminate downtime and ensure high availability
  • Eliminate manual operations / reduce costs
  • Architect/design for the future

What other database(s) did you evaluate before choosing CockroachDB?

  • Postgres (all flavors)
  • Google Cloud Spanner
  • MongoDB
  • AWS RDS - Aurora (all flavors)

What features of CockroachDB are most important to you?

  • Consistent, Familiar SQL
  • Scale locally and/or globally
  • Survive any failure
  • Guarantee data correctness
  • Deploy on and across any cloud

Which of the following options describes your infrastructure?

  • Deployed in multiple regions
  • Single cloud deployment (GCP, Azure, AWS, etc.)

Since adopting CockroachDB, has the process of building and/or maintaining your application(s) become easier?

  • Yes
Outcome

Since adopting CockroachDB, have you been able to (or expect to) simplify your application architecture ?

  • Yes

What benefits have you achieved or do you expect to achieve since adopting CockroachDB?

  • Increase developer team productivity
  • Build performant applications
  • Deliver on our promise to customers

By what % have you increased developer team productivity as a result of using CockroachDB ?

  • 25-50%

With Cockroach are you able to achieve 99.99% availability?

  • Yes

Have you saved on license costs as a result of using CockroachDB?

  • Yes

How many FTEs (full-time employees) have you been able to defer/save as a result of using CockroachDB

  • 1-2
About Cockroach Labs

Cockroach Labs is the company behind CockroachDB, the cloud-native, distributed SQL database that provides next-level consistency, ultra-resilience, data locality, and massive scale to modern cloud applications. Companies like Comcast, Lush, and Bose are building their cloud data architectures on CockroachDB.

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