What is Database Contention, and Why Should You Care?

Dealing with slow database performance? One potential cause of this problem is database contention. Even if you’re not struggling with a slow database right now, database contention is important to understand. The contention monster often doesn’t rear its ugly head until an application has reached significant scale. It’s best to be prepared, so in this […]

Dealing with slow database performance? One potential cause of this problem is database contention.
Even if you’re not struggling with a slow database right now, database contention is important to understand. The contention monster often doesn’t rear its ugly head until an application has reached significant scale. It’s best to be prepared, so in this article we’re going to look at both how to avoid contention issues and how to diagnose and resolve them when they do arise.
Source: CockroachDB