Brazil's Nubank Uses CockroachDB for Application Resiliency & Scale

Nubank, a leading Brazilian financial technology company that was just valued at $25 billion dollars, needed a scalable SQL database for several critical services. The bank initially stored data on-prem using an in-memory data store, but as the business rapidly grew (from 12 million customers in 2019 to 34 million customers in 2021), it needed […]

Nubank, a leading Brazilian financial technology company that was just valued at $25 billion dollars, needed a scalable SQL database for several critical services. The bank initially stored data on-prem using an in-memory data store, but as the business rapidly grew (from 12 million customers in 2019 to 34 million customers in 2021), it needed a transactional solution for some of their applications. Nubank’s team chose CockroachDB due to its ultra-resilience, simple scalability, strong consistency, and easy maintenance.
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