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Posts by Dor Laor


Scylla Summit 2018: For Our Event-Driven Engineers

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Scylla Summit is the event we host every year where you can learn from your industry-leading colleagues, find out the latest in our technology vision and roadmap, and share your own ideas and opinions on what’s important to you and where we should take Scylla next. You want to get the most out of your database instances. At Scylla Summit 2018, learn everything you need to know from our team and your peers about overcoming scaling issues, getting the lowest-possible latencies, and ensuring you run your database operations with the highest availability. REGISTER NOW! Use the code BLOG50 to get […]

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Word from the Top: An Update from Our CEO

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I’m pleased to announce that we’ve closed another round of funding for ScyllaDB. This latest round, which brings us to a total of $35M in funding, was preemptive. That is, we had an opportunity to secure it well in advance of actually needing it. We’re glad for the opportunity this has given us to work with new investor TLV Partners, to double down on Sales and Marketing, and to accelerate our answer to the growing demand for Scylla as a service. I’d like to take this opportunity to also share some of our recent successes and a glimpse of where […]

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Top 10 Highlights: ScyllaDB 2017


2017 was an exceptional year at ScyllaDB. We were successful in all the areas that really matter—our product, our staff and, most importantly, our user community. And while there’s still much work to do, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on a few of our bigger accomplishments from the year.

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Our Acquisition of DBaaS Technology


In case you missed the news, on Tuesday we announced our acquisition of database-as-a-service technology from our partner Network Redux.

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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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7 Reasons Not to Put a Cache in Front of Your Database

Originally published on The New Stack on July 28th, 2017. Recently AWS unleashed a managed cache solution, Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), in front of its database. This blog post will discuss the pros and cons of external database caches.

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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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ScyllaDB CEO Dor Laor on what’s next after the B round

Last week we announced a new round of funding for ScyllaDB. In this blog post I will explain where we are now and what to expect next. I invite you to read the funding announcement and news coverage to discover the list of VCs and partners who are putting their trust into Scylla and hear from our customer and users themselves. This round of funding will go towards expanding our database offering, growing the Scylla open source community, and adding features and functionality in our upcoming Scylla Enterprise release. We at ScyllaDB are becoming increasingly bullish about our database, Scylla. […]

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AWS re:Invent 2016

We’re thrilled to be a sponsor at AWS re:Invent 2016 in Las Vegas! The conference is sold out and the Sands Expo is jam-packed and buzzing with excitement as the world’s largest gathering of the AWS community gets underway.

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Tech Talks @ AppNexus: ScyllaDB: It takes more than C++14 to become next gen C*

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Glauber Costa and I will be giving a meetup at AppNexus in New York on Tuesday, November 25th at 6pm.

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