For Better Performance Your Distributed Database Should Work Like A CDN

Dealing with distributed database performance issues? Let’s talk CDNs. Even though they’re at different levels of your tech stack, distributed databases and content delivery networks often share a similar goal: improving the availability and speed between your service and your user. To deliver content as quickly as possible (at least when it’s static), one of the […]

Dealing with distributed database performance issues? Let’s talk CDNs.
Even though they’re at different levels of your tech stack, distributed databases and content delivery networks often share a similar goal: improving the availability and speed between your service and your user. To deliver content as quickly as possible (at least when it’s static), one of the first tools teams reach for is a content delivery network. CDNs leverage a whole stack of technologies to rapidly deliver resources to users, but one of the more impactful strategies is to simply replicate data all over the globe, so user’s requests never have to travel far.
Source: CockroachDB