Bigtable (BT) or more specifically, Google’s Cloud Bigtable product is Google’s cloud native NoSQL storage solution that runs at petabyte scale. You can read a lot about it in the official documentation here.
Given the massive scale at which ShareChat operates, we use various different databases that we pick and choose for various needs rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. Specific to BT, we have various use-cases that covers the entire spectrum of what BT provides.
This article talks about some interesting scenarios we encountered with BT and the troubleshooting steps we followed through the entire process.
For a few days…