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Cluster benchmark: Scylla vs Apache Cassandra

We tested Scylla and Apache Cassandra on a 3-node cluster using RF=3 and CL=QUORUM. You can find detailed report here.

Here’s the gist of the results. The table presents average operations per second in the whole cluster by workload:

Workload Scylla Apache Cassandra
write 1.93M 0.13M
read 1.95M 0.05M
mixed 1.55M 0.07M


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Scylla is the world’s fastest wide-column store database: the functionality of Apache Cassandra with the speed of a light key/value store.