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Posts by Phillip Tribble

Jun19

Mutant Monitoring System Day 15 – Coding with Java Part 3

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In this installment of the MMS series, we take a look at how to store binary blobs into a Scylla cluster using the Java programming language.

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Jun4

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 14 – Analyzing Data with Spark, Hive, and Superset

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Division 3 now wants to dive back into data analytics to learn how to prevent the attacks. In this installment of the Mutant Monitoring series, we take a look at how to use Apache Spark, Hive, and Superset to analyze and visualize data from the Mutant Monitoring System.

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Jun1

Numberly Moves from MongoDB to Scylla to Simplify Operations and Reduce Costs

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Numberly is a leading programmatic advertising firm that helps brands collect and activate consumer data across digital channels. The company’s multi-platform, multi-device, multi-format solutions include real-time bidding, targeted display advertising, CRM program and an advanced data management platform. A big part of Numberly’s service offering is helping clients make sense of multiple sources of data to build and improve their relationships with customers and prospects. Alexys Jacob-Monier, Numberly’s Chief Technology Officer, wrote a blog post about evaluating and choosing the right NoSQL data store, in which he explains, “Our line of business is tied to our capacity at mixing and […]

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May30

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 13 – Materialized Views

In this installment of the MMS series, we take a look at Materialized Views. Material Views automate the tedious and inefficient work that must be done when an application maintains several tables with the same data that’s organized differently.

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May25

Snapfish Moves from MongoDB to Scylla for Global Scale and High Performance

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A web-based photo-sharing and printing service, Snapfish is dedicated to helping people transform their photos into beautiful personalized objects, such as photo books, mugs, prints and gifts that can be shared and treasured. On a typical day, Snapfish handles more than 1 million uploads. During the holiday season, that number can easily quadruple. These real-time numbers are compounded by backups, which have to move 40 billion files a year via 80,000 simultaneous reads and writes per minute, without impacting production workloads.

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May15

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 12 – Coding with Java Part 2

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Prepared statements enable developers to optimize their applications more efficiently. In this installment of the Mutant Monitoring Series, learn how to use prepared statements with the Java Cassandra driver on a Scylla cluster.

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May11

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 11 – Coding with Java Part 1

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Division 3 decided that we must use more applications to connect to the mutant catalog and decided to hire Java developers to create powerful applications that can monitor the mutants. In this post, we will explore how to connect to a Scylla cluster using the Cassandra driver for Java.

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May3

Mutant Monitoring System Day 10 – Backup and Restore

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Due to recent violent events in the mutant community, Division 3 implemented a new policy for Scylla Administrators to learn how to backup and restore the mutant data in the cluster. In this post, learn how to backup and restore data from the Mutant Monitoring System.

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May2

Intel’s Memory Group on the Advantages of Scylla

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The Intel Memory Group is behind the revolutionary Optane SSD drive that provides breakthrough performance and is 5-8x faster at Low Queue Depths than traditional SSD’s. Intel began working with ScyllaDB staff last year to build a big memory system at high-volume scale. They chose Scylla because they needed a solution that can fully leverage the hardware to derive the best possible performance.

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Apr26

Mutant Monitoring Systems (MMS) Day 9 – Interacting Programmatically

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Learn how developers create applications that connect to databases by using the Cassandra libraries available for programming languages. In this post you will learn how to create a sample Node.js application in Docker that connects to the Mutant Monitoring System.

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