Dec12

Scylla Training at Samsung SDS

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Recently, my colleague Nir Mayaan and I traveled to Samsung SDS in Seoul, South Korea for a 3-day training session. The classroom consisted of developers, operations, and DBA professionals learning about Scylla and the best way to operate Scylla in different environments.

Through both lectures and hands-on practice sessions, the classes started with the basics of NoSQL database and distributed systems considerations, and continued to data modeling, advanced data modeling, and analytics tools on-top of Scylla.
The Samsung engineers are very experienced and showed extensive knowledge of NoSQL databases and specifically with ScyllaDB. It was pleasure to hear and discuss the high-level questions that they asked.

Visiting the facilities of Samsung SDS is an experience by itself – the R&D center is located in the Seocho district, next to the Yangjae Citizens’ forest. The facility is brand new and provides an excellent environment for training and collaborative workspace.

We are looking forward for additional training sessions at Samsung.

[Scylla and Samsung teams bedecked in Scylla sea monster t-shirts] Scylla and Samsung teams bedecked in Scylla sea monster t-shirts

Eyal GutkindAbout Eyal Gutkind

Eyal Gutkind is a solution architect for Scylla. Prior to Scylla Eyal held product management roles at Mirantis and DataStax. Prior to DataStax Eyal spent 12 years with Mellanox Technologies in various engineering management and product marketing roles.Eyal holds a BSc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ben Gurion University, Israel and MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, North Carolina.


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