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Posts by Peter Corless

Jun13

What’s Hot in Scylla Docs?

What's Hot in Docs?

For a highly technical product like Scylla, the success or failure of its adoption rests heavily in knowledge transfer to the community. Documentation is fundamental to that. To find out what’s new and what’s hot in Scylla documentation, I went to the source and had this exchange with Laura Novich, Senior Technical Writer for ScyllaDB.

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Jun11

Q&A with Dstillery’s Hang Chan

Q&A with Dstillery's Hang Chan

The support on the slack channel and Google group is top notch… I really appreciate that engineers like Glauber are there when you have issues and always ready to help.  

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Jun6

Scylla University: Data Modeling in Scylla Essentials

Scylla University: Data Modeling in Scylla Essentials

I recently had the pleasure of exchanging a few questions and answers with Guy Shtub, Manager of Scylla University. Guy had some exciting news about a new module available for Scylla University users plus shared his insights into what else is in the works.

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May23

Workload Prioritization: Running OLTP and OLAP Traffic on the Same Superhighway

Workload Prioritization: Running OLTP and OLAP Traffic on the Same Superhighway

In this post we introduce the new Scylla workload prioritization mechanism, explaining the vision behind developing this feature and how it is implemented, and most importantly, we show you test results of how it performs in a real-world setting.

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May22

Yahoo! Japan: Using Scylla and Cassandra at Scale

Yahoo Japan! Using Scylla and Cassandra at Scale

At Scylla Summit 2018, Yahoo! Japan’s engineers Takahiro Iwase and Murukesh Mohanan took to the stage to describe their reasoning for testing Scylla, a challenger, against Apache Cassandra, their in-house long-time NoSQL favorite. With Cassandra, as Takahiro said, “We have problems. Lots of problems.”

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May6

Introducing Scylla Enterprise 2019.1

Scylla Enterprise Release 2019.1

With Scylla Enterprise 2019.1 we’ve introduced new capabilities, as well as inherited a rich set of new features from our Scylla Open Source 3.0 release for more efficient querying, reduced storage requirements, lower repair times, and better overall database performance.

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May1

Scylla Summit 2019 Call for Speakers

Scylla Summit 2019 Call for Speakers

Scylla Summit 2019 is coming to San Francisco this November 5-6, 2019. Everyone has a story about their journey to find the best database solution for their specific use case. What’s yours?

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Apr23

Veramine Turns to Scylla to Manage Big Data for Enterprise Cybersecurity

Veramine

Veramine CEO Jonathan Ness makes the case for Scylla over other SQL and NoSQL solutions, including PostgreSQL and Casssandra for real-time cybersecurity.

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Apr16

Natura’s Short and Straight Road from Cassandra to Scylla

Natura’s Short and Straight Road from Cassandra to Scylla

Natura, the parent company of The Body Shop and Aesop, is a global leader in beauty products. Learn how they use Scylla to engage their global audience.

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Apr2

Spark, File Transfer, and More: Strategies for Migrating Data to and from a Cassandra or Scylla Cluster

Migration Methods

Scylla’s March 2019 webinar on database migration drew broad interest and will likely remain a popular topic for years to come. So, you’ve decided to adopt Scylla (or Cassandra). What’s the best way to get your Big Data uploaded into your new cluster? What strategies, tools and techniques can you use to get your terabytes or petabytes from point A to point B? Those were the questions of the day for Dan Yasny, Field Engineer of ScyllaDB.

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