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Posts by Eyal Gutkind


Performance report: Scylla vs Apache Cassandra on low-end hardware

What to expect from Scylla’s performance on low-end hardware Scylla is a reimplementation of Apache Cassandra that has been demonstrated by us and third parties to perform up to 10x better than Apache Cassandra. These performance advantages stem from Scylla’s modern hardware-friendly and ultra-scalable architecture. As a result, Scylla’s performance grows as the hardware size grows. Scaling both up and out offers many advantages: from simplified cluster management to access to generally better hardware and economies of scale. We will address those choices in detail in an upcoming blog post. However, many users have compelling reasons to stay on low-end hardware, […]

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Deploying Scylla on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services

About Scylla Scylla is an innovative data base that delivers the functionality of Apache Cassandra with the speed of a fast key/value store. Raw speed isn’t just a nice benchmark or a low cloud bill. Scylla’s order of magnitude improvement in performance opens a wide range of possibilities. Instead of designing a complex data model to achieve adequate performance, use a straightforward data model, eliminate complexity, and finish your NoSQL project in less time with fewer bugs. Performance improvements enable not just a reduction in resources, but also an innovation in architecture and DevOps systems. Scylla combines the simple and […]

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Scylla Training at Samsung SDS

Scylla training Samsung SDS

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.

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Faster and Easier Deployment of Scylla with Compose

With the Compose Data Base as a Service (DBaaS) platform, operators and developers do not need to spend valuable time setting up and configuring infrastructure – instead they can use their time and skills to manage and innovate applications for their customers.

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Scylla Summit 2016 Full Agenda Announced

We have a stellar roster of NoSQL experts lined up for Scylla Summit—here are a few talks we are especially excited about. Register now to grab your spot!

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Scylla Summit 2016 Call for Speakers Ends Soon

Don’t forget – the Scylla Summit 2016 Call for Speakers ends on August 1st!

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