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Manish R Jain

Founder of http://dgraph.io (hiring). Author of Dgraph and Badger. Ex-Google. Ex-Quora. Hardcore systems engineer.

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Why the Dgraph team chose Badger over RocksDB

This blog post is about Badger, the key-value database that makes it all happen under the hood, housing all Dgraph data, including Raft logs.

There are many key-value store options in Go-land. Still, the Dgraph team decided to roll their own solution 18 months back. Was it a bad case of NIH? A good idea? Would they do it all over again? This article answers those questions in-depth.

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