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Posts by Raphael S. Carvalho

Jan16

Maximizing Disk Utilization with Incremental Compaction

We came up with a new compaction approach, named Incremental Compaction, that considerably reduces space overhead with a hybrid technique that combines properties from both Size-Tiered and Leveled compaction strategies. It is exclusively available in newer Scylla Enterprise releases (2019.1.4 and above).

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Feb21

The Seastar Framework Was Accepted for Google Summer of Code

Interested in contributing code to a framework that provides Scylla and other programs with high-throughput I/O and networking? The Scylla team is pleased to announce that the Seastar framework has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code organization. Google Summer of Code with the Seastar project provides students with the opportunity to spend their summer break contributing to an awesome open source project, work under the mentorship of dedicated, brilliant engineers, and in addition receiving a stipend when the project milestones are met.

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Aug30

Scylla now supports date-tiered compaction strategy

Date-tiered compaction strategy is now available in Scylla 1.3. In this post, we’ll explain why this new compaction strategy is needed, how it works, among other things.

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