Scylla Blog

Stay up to date with recent news and updates on our Users Blog, and get under the hood on our Developers Blog.

Jul27

Materialized Views preview in Scylla 2.0

The developers of Scylla are working hard so that Scylla will not only have unparalleled performance (see our benchmarks)  and reliability, but also have the features that our users want or expect for compatibility with the latest version of Apache Cassandra. The latest of these new features is Materialized Views, which will be an experimental feature in the upcoming Scylla release 2.0. Because this feature is experimental, users are invited to try it in non-production environments because the initial implementation has limitations which are discussed at the end of this blog and will be addressed in later versions of Scylla. […]

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Jul25

Scylla Release 1.7.3

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.7.3, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.7 stable branch. Release 1.7.3, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.  If you are upgrading from 1.6.x to 1.7.3, make sure to read the Scylla 1.7 release notes first. In particular, some of the metric names have changed.

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Jul24

Why attend Scylla Summit 2017 in San Francisco?

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We are excited to announce that Scylla Summit 2017 is coming to San Francisco October 24-25th. Scylla community members, users, and developers from the Cassandra project and other NoSQL technologies are invited to come and participate in the Summit. Scylla powers more than 40 organizations in production with deployments ranging up to 100 nodes per cluster and up to 6 data centers. We are releasing Scylla 2.0 soon with almost 100% parity with Cassandra. Our users are ready to share their stories about migrating from Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, Hbase, and relational databases. We share a joint destiny with Cassandra users, […]

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Jul19

Scylla release: version 1.6.6

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6.6, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.6 stable branch. Note that the latest stable release is Scylla 1.7.2 and you are encouraged to upgrade to it. Release 1.6.6, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.  If you are upgrading from 1.5.x to 1.6.6, make sure to read Scylla 1.6 release notes first. In particular, some of the metric names have changed.

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Jul11

Scylla Summit 2017: Calling All Speakers!

Do you have a great NoSQL story to share? Scylla Summit 2017 is coming to San Francisco on October 24-25, and the Call for Speakers is now open. The program will cover the NoSQL ecosystem, customer success stories, product demonstrations, training sessions, integrations with enterprise applications, the latest news about Scylla, and much more. Everyone has a story on their journey to find the best database solution for their business needs. What is YOUR story? Are you a developer, engineer, designer, or product manager leveraging NoSQL technologies in your organization’s next product or service? Or are you an executive, entrepreneur, […]

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Jul10

Scylla release: version 1.7.2

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.7.2, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.7 stable branch. Release 1.7.2, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.  If you are upgrading from 1.6.x to 1.7.2, make sure to read Scylla 1.7 release notes first. In particular, some of the metric names have changed.

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Jul7

An Interview with Christopher Quinones on the newest graph database, JanusGraph

This is a modified interview with Christopher Quinones, Project Lead, and Developer on Compose for JanusGraph, previously that was published on Compose.com Compose for JanusGraph is a fully managed, Apache TinkerPop-enabled, scalable graph database optimized for storing and querying highly-interconnected data modeled as millions or billions of vertices and edges. Graph databases are particularly adept at use cases such as fraud detection, counter-intelligence, behavior modeling, and social media or wherever complex interactions and networks exist. IBM Compose for JanusGraph uses Scylla for the backend, why did you select Scylla? How was your experience adopting it? JanusGraph continues to evolve as […]

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Jul6

Survey Results: NoSQL Adoption for San Francisco Bay Area Amazon Web Services Users

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We’ve spent the first quarter of 2017 researching how developers build a wide range of mission-critical solutions. In our effort to better understand how open source solutions contribute to applications built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), we surveyed 117 active developers on AWS who attended the 2017 AWS Summit in San Francisco about their NoSQL database adoption.

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Jun15

Scylla release: version 1.6.5

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6.5, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.6 stable branch. Note that the latest stable release is Scylla 1.7.1, you are encouraged to upgrade to it. Release 1.6.5, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.  If you are upgrading from 1.5.x to 1.6.5, make sure to read Scylla 1.6 release notes first. In particular, some of the metric names have changed.

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Jun11

Scylla release: version 1.7.1

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The ScyllaDB team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.7.1, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.7 stable branch. Release 1.7.1, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades. If you are upgrading from 1.6.x to 1.7.1, make sure to read Scylla 1.7 release notes first. In particular, some of the metrics have changed.

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