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Sep19

Equifax and ‘if it works, don’t touch it’

Learning from the Equifax breach I guess it should come as no surprise that the Equifax breach could have been prevented. This time it was Equifax but next time it could be you. While it’s fun to see someone else take the hit, the heat, and watch people mock the CIO’s education:

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Sep18

Scylla 2.0: Improved Latencies from 3.6ms to 0.8ms for the 99th Percentile

For a long time, permanent storage has been the bottleneck in most computer systems. Scylla operates under that assumption and includes a fully-featured userspace disk I/O Scheduler that is used to guarantee that different tasks in the database get their fair share of the disk. The I/O Scheduler is the central component at the heart of Scylla’s workload conditioning promise: to automatically adjust the database’s distribution of requests to adapt to the incoming workload. It is capable of providing Quality-of-Service (QoS) among the various tasks in the database and isolating them from each other. Since database systems tend to be […]

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Sep15

Allegro Group Discusses how Scylla Addresses Apache Cassandra’s Problems at Scylla Summit 2017

  At Scylla Summit 2017, we are pleased to have Lukasz Pachciarek and Szymon Szymanski of Allegro Group give a talk about NoSQL technologies. If you have not registered yet, you will be missing out on a wide array of interesting topics from experts in the field.  Let’s now explore what Lukasz and Szymon will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep13

IBM discusses different storage backends for JanusGraph at Scylla Summit 2017

I was pleased to sit down with Chin Huang & Ted Chang of IBM who are speakers at the upcoming Scylla Summit 2017. Their talk will be one of many interesting talks at the Summit. Speakers are coming from all over the globe to speak about their experiences, use cases, and experiences with NoSQL technologies. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what Chin and Ted will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep12

Pythian discusses how to get useful information from your database at Scylla Summit 2017

I was pleased to sit down with John Shulz of Pythian to learn more about his upcoming talk at Scylla Summit 2017. At Scylla Summit 2017, participants will join NoSQL developers and users from start-ups and the enterprise for two days of sharing ideas, hearing innovating use cases, real-life tips and tricks, and more. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what John will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep8

Introducing the Scylla Monitoring Cheat Sheet

When it comes to monitoring a distributed platform, there are many ways to go about it. There are many tools and programs used to accomplish different monitoring tasks ranging from the operating system or disk statistics to database performance metrics. What we found is that users need an all-in-one document that covers these topics so they can reference it later when needed without having to dig through multiple documents.

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Sep6

CERN discusses the ALICE Environment at Scylla Summit 2017

  I was pleased to sit down with Miguel Pedreira of CERN to learn more about his upcoming talk, ‘A Future-Proof Global File Catalogue for the ALICE Experiment’ at Scylla Summit 2017. At Scylla Summit 2017, participants will join NoSQL developers and users from startups and the enterprise for two days of sharing ideas, hearing innovating use cases, and getting real-life tips and tricks from their peers and NoSQL idols. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what Miguel will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep6

Confluent discusses Streaming ETL from Kafka using KSQL at Scylla Summit 2017

I was pleased to sit down with Hojjat Jafarpour of Confluent.io to learn more about his upcoming talk at Scylla Summit 2017. At Scylla Summit 2017, participants will join NoSQL developers and users from start-ups and the enterprise for two days of sharing ideas, hearing innovating use cases, and getting real-life tips and tricks from your peers and NoSQL idols. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what Hojjat will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep5

IBM discusses JanusGraph on Compose at Scylla Summit 2017

Source: Compose.com I was pleased to sit down with David Pitera and Keith Lohnes of IBM to learn more about their upcoming talk at Scylla Summit 2017. At Scylla Summit 2017, participants will join NoSQL developers and users from start-ups and the enterprise for interesting talk topics such as monitoring, improving latencies, performance, and their personal journey to Scylla. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what David and Keith will be presenting at the Summit.

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Sep5

Twitter discusses managing stateful systems at Scylla Summit 2017

  I was pleased to sit down with Boaz Avital of Twitter to learn more about his upcoming talk at Scylla Summit 2017. At Scylla Summit 2017, participants will join NoSQL developers and users from start-ups and the enterprise for two days of sharing ideas, hearing innovating use cases, and getting real-life tips and tricks from their peers and NoSQL idols. Let’s begin the interview and learn more about what Boaz will be presenting at the Summit.

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