The journey to massive scale and ultra-resilience (Founders Talk #75)
This week Adam talks with Spencer Kimball, CEO and Co-founder of Cockroach Labs — makers of CockroachDB an open source cloud-native distributed SQL database. Cockroach Labs recently raised $160 million dollars on a $2 billion dollar valuation. In this episode, Spencer shares his journey in open source, startups and entrepreneurship, and what they’re doing to build CockroachCloud to meet the needs of applications that require massive scale and ultra-resilience.
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Notes and Links
- Spencer is a co-founder of GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) (but is no longer involved with the project)
- Cockroach Labs
- CockroachCloud - Build and scale fast with CockroachDB-as-a-service on AWS and Google Cloud.
- How We’re Building a Business to Last
- Cockroach Labs scores $160M Series E on $2B valuation