Cockroach Labs

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Cockroach Labs is a company that provides a cloud-native, distributed SQL database. It also offers CockroachCloud that delivers infrastructure, maintenance, and management to support projects.
HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings4.9
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2022)495(+4%)
Job Openings23
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Cockroach Labs

Benjamin Darnell

Benjamin Darnell

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Spencer Kimball

Spencer Kimball

Co-Founder & CEO
Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis

Co-Founder & CTO
Dan Hegwood

Dan Hegwood

General Counsel
Jim Walker

Jim Walker

VP of Product Marketing
Abe Danziger

Abe Danziger

VP of Customer Success
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Cockroach Labs Office Locations

Cockroach Labs has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
53 W 23rd St 8th Floor
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Cockroach Labs Financials and Metrics

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Cockroach Labs total Funding

$354.9 m

Cockroach Labs latest funding size

$160 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

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Cockroach Labs's latest funding round in January 2021 was reported to be $160 m. In total, Cockroach Labs has raised $354.9 m. Cockroach Labs's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.
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Cockroach Labs's Users was reported to be 30 m in Jan, 2022.
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Cockroach Labs News and Updates

Cockroach Labs Releases Free "SQL for App Developers" Courses to Bridge Education Gap

Cockroach University, a free online training program, introduces in-depth "Skill Paths"-- curated training courses to support developers building modern, data-intensive applications NEW YORK, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cockroach Labs, the company behind the leading cloud-native...

Cockroach Labs adds command-line tool and more automation in latest database release

Cockroach Labs Inc., maker of the distributed and extremely resilient CockroachDB database, today announced a major update to that platform. The company said today the new version, CockroachDB 22.1, will enable application updates across the entire development lifecycle. According to the company, t…

CockroachDB database creator Cockroach Labs raises $278M

Cockroach Labs, the company behind the distributed SQL database CockroachDB, has raised $278 million at a $5 billion valuation.

Cockroach Labs keeps rolling with $278M Series F on $5B valuation

Cockroach Labs, makers of CockroachDB, has been raking in money this year. It started the year with a $160 million Series E on a $2 billion valuation and ended it with a $278 million Series F on a $5 billion valuation, more than doubling the company value in less than 12 months. Greenoaks led the [……

Distributed database startup Cockroach Labs raises $278M in late-stage funding round

Super-resilient database provider Cockroach Labs Inc. says it’s now worth $5 billion after closing on a bumper $278 million late-stage funding round today led by Greenoaks. Altimeter, BOND, Benchmark, Coatue, FirstMark, GV, Index Ventures, Lone Pine Capital, Redpoint, and Tiger Global also particip…

Cockroach Labs announces serverless version of SQL database

Cockroach Labs, the makers of CockroachDB, announced a public beta of a new serverless version of its SQL database today, giving developers an easier way to access database resources that scale up and down without having to explicitly define them. Company co-founder and CEO Spencer Kimball says that…
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Cockroach Labs Blogs

Is High-Performance Storage Worth It? (& More Discoveries from the 2022 Cloud Report)

The 2022 Cloud Report represents our deepest dive yet into how the three public clouds – AWS, GCP, and Azure – perform for OLTP applications. And while we’ve highlighted some of the most interesting findings in the report’s Insights section, the full report runs nearly 80 pages. There are ma…

7 Reasons Why Developers Should Learn SQL

With so many things out there for an application developer to learn, we are often asked: why should I spend time learning SQL? It’s a valid question! With ORMs available to translate most popular programming languages into SQL, it’s quite possible to develop an application that uses a SQL databa…

Single Sign On: Connect Your IdP to CockroachDB

There are two different ways to use CockroachDB as a managed service and enjoy DBaaS benefits: CockroachDB Dedicated is a fully managed single-tenant service used by companies to store their data while adhering to their enterprise compliance requirements. CockroachDB Serverless offers automatically…

CockroachDB CMEK: User-Controlled Encryption for Data Protection

CockroachDB Dedicated and CockroachDB Serverless — CockroachDB’s fully managed DBaaS offerings — allows global organizations to focus on building groundbreaking applications and let the database handle their transactional data at required scale, with high availability and multi region disaster p…

Exporting Data with Changefeeds

Exporting data is a crucial tool in any database user’s toolkit. In CockroachDB, the EXPORT command has long provided this essential functionality to: Move data to a different data store for business analytics Migrate data to a new database Archive data in a platform neutral way Seed an application…

Why Go Was the Right Choice for CockroachDB

This post was originally published on November 3, 2015. Seven years and 40,706 open source pull requests later, it’s still absolutely true: Go was the “write stuff” for CockroachDB. The first question many developers ask us is what our experience has been writing a distributed database in Go, a garb…
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Cockroach Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cockroach Labs founded?

    Cockroach Labs was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Cockroach Labs key executives?

    Cockroach Labs's key executives are Benjamin Darnell, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis.

  • How many employees does Cockroach Labs have?

    Cockroach Labs has 495 employees.

  • Who are Cockroach Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Cockroach Labs include Yugabyte, MySQL and MariaDB.

  • Where is Cockroach Labs headquarters?

    Cockroach Labs headquarters is located at 53 W 23rd St 8th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Cockroach Labs offices?

    Cockroach Labs has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Cockroach Labs have?

    Cockroach Labs has 1 office.