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CockroachDB: Architecture & Overview from Cockroach Labs [Code Driven by FirstMark]

Spencer Kimball is the founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs, which enables developers to build scalable applications that can survive datacenter-scale outages without breaking a sweat. With strong consistency and transactions, CockroachDB frees developers to focus on what matters, instead of engineering solutions to database shortcomings. Code Driven NYC is a community organized by FirstMark that brings together leading developers from across the tech ecosystem to learn, get inspired, and have fun. Join the group at or find out more at