My friend Nathan and I published an article on the Cockroach Labs Blog:

Revisiting SQL typing in CockroachDB.

In this article, we explain the type system we implemented for CockroachDB v1.0’s SQL dialect. It implements a large subset of PostgreSQL’s own dialect and performs inference using a bespoke unification algorithm.

Also available via the Wayback Machine.

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