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Posts by Tzach Livyatan

Jan15

Scylla Enterprise Release 2018.1.9

Scylla Enterprise Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.9, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise minor release. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.9 is a bug fix release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise. Scylla Enterprise customers are encouraged to upgrade to Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.9 in coordination with the Scylla support team. This release fixes two issues listed below, with open source references, if exists: Scylla aborted with an “Assertion `end >= _stream_position’ failed” exception. This occurred when querying a partition with no clustering ranges (happened on counter tables with no live rows) which also didn’t […]

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Jan2

Scylla Enterprise Release 2018.1.8

Scylla Enterprise Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.8, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise minor release. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.8 is a bug fix release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise. Scylla Enterprise customers are encouraged to upgrade to Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.8 in coordination with the Scylla support team. This release includes memory management improvements, first introduced in Scylla Open Source 2.3 release and graduated into Scylla Enterprise. These changes allow Scylla to free large contiguous areas of memory more reliably with less effort and improves the performance of workloads that have large […]

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Dec11

Scylla Manager 1.3 Release Announcement

Scylla Manager Release

The Scylla Enterprise team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Manager 1.3, a production-ready release of Scylla Manager for Scylla Enterprise customers. Scylla Manager 1.3 adds a new Health Check, which works as follows.. Scylla nodes are already reporting on their status through “nodetool status” and via Scylla Monitoring Stack dashboards; but in some cases, it is not enough. A node might report an Up-Normal (UN) status, while in fact, it is slow or not responding to CQL requests. This might be a result of an internal problem in the node, or an external issue (for example, a […]

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Nov21

Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.7 Release Announcement

Scylla Enterprise Release

The ScyllaDB team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.7, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise minor release. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.7 is a feature and bug fix release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise. More about Scylla Enterprise here. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.7 introduces in-memory tables. The new feature, exclusive to the Scylla Enterprise release, allows a Scylla Enterprise developer to define a table as in-memory. In-memory tables use both RAM and persistent storage to store SSTables, thus providing lower, more consistent read latency compared to on-disk storage. Developers should use in-memory tables only for […]

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Oct25

New Maintenance Releases for Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source

Release Notes

The Scylla team announces the availability of three maintenance releases: Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.6, Scylla Open Source 2.3.1 and Scylla Open Source 2.2.1. Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source customers are encouraged to upgrade to these releases in coordination with the Scylla support team. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.6, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise maintenance release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise Scylla Open Source 2.3.1, a bug fix release of the Scylla Open Source 2.3 stable branch Scylla Open Source 2.2.1, a bug fix release of the Scylla Open Source 2.2 stable branch Scylla Open Source 2.3.1 and Scylla Open Source 2.2.1, […]

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Oct11

Scylla Manager 1.2 Release Announcement

The Scylla Enterprise team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Manager 1.2, a production-ready release of Scylla Manager for Scylla Enterprise customers. Scylla 1.2 focuses on a better control of repair tasks scope, allowing users to run repairs on a subset of Data Centers (DC), keyspaces, and tables, easier deployment, and setup, and improvements in security. Related links: Download Scylla Manager – for customers only, or for limited evaluation. Get started with Scylla Manager 1.2 sctool, Scylla Manager 1.2 CLI tool reference Upgrade Scylla Manager 1.x to 1.2 Report issues with Scylla Manager using the Scylla Enterprise support […]

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Oct9

Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.5 Release Announcement

Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.5 Release Announcement

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.5, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise minor release. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.5 is a bug fix release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise. In addition to bug fixes, 2018.1.5 includes major improvements in single partition scans. For more details, refer to the Efficient Query Paging blog post. More about Scylla Enterprise here. Scylla Enterprise customers are encouraged to upgrade to Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.5 in coordination with the Scylla support team. Note that the downgrade procedure from 2018.1.5, if required, is slightly different from previous releases. […]

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Sep20

Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.0

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Monitoring Stack 2.0 Scylla Monitoring is an open source stack for Monitoring Scylla Enterprise and Scylla Open Source, based on Prometheus and Grafana.  Scylla Monitoring 2.0 stack supports: Scylla Open Source versions 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 Scylla Enterprise versions 2017.x and 2018.x Scylla Manager 1.1 Scylla Monitoring 2.0 brings many improvements, both in dashboard usability and the underlying stack, in particular, moving to a new version of Prometheus. Please read the Monitoring upgrade guide carefully before upgrading. Enterprise users are welcome to contact us for proactive help in the upgrade […]

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Sep19

Scylla Open Source Release 2.3

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.3, a production-ready Scylla Open Source minor release. The Scylla 2.3 release includes CQL enhancements, new troubleshooting tools, performance improvements and more. Experimental features include Materialized Views, Secondary Indexes, and Hinted Handoff (details below). Starting from Scylla 2.3, packages are also available for Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian 9. Scylla is an open source, Apache Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database, with superior performance and consistently low latency. Find the Scylla 2.3 repository for your Linux distribution here. Our open source policy is to support only the current active release and its predecessor. […]

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Jul19

Measuring Performance Improvements in Scylla 2.2

Scylla Prometheus

Scylla 2.2 is a great release. As promised, we will share the performance results for this release and compare it to the previous version of Scylla.

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