From Resilience to Scalability: 12 Mission-Critical CockroachDB Use Cases


Published June 2024


At Cockroach Labs, we’ve worked with thousands of customers who are architecting mission-critical use cases on CockroachDB so that they can future-proof their infrastructure and deliver new and exciting experiences for their customers. In this guide, we discuss 12 common use cases for CockroachDB and dive deeper into the four most popular use cases: User accounts and metadata, identity access management, payments, and order and inventory management. These use cases span all different types of verticals, the guide is organized into three buckets: use cases serving People, Money, and Things.