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Scylla release: version 1.6.1

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6.1, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.6 stable branch. Release 1.6.1, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades. Scylla 1.6.1 is the latest and greatest of Scylla releases, and you are encouraged to upgrade.

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Scylla release: version 1.5.1

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.5.1, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.5 stable branch.  Note that the latest stable release is Scylla 1.6, you are encouraged to upgrade to it. Release 1.5.1, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Scylla release: version 1.6

Scylla Software Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.6, a production-ready Scylla minor release. Scylla is an open source NoSQL database compatible with Apache Cassandra, with superior performance and consistently low latency. From now on, critical bugs will be fixed in 1.6 and 1.5 release series only. If you are still using open source Scylla 1.4 or earlier release – you are encouraged to upgrade. We will continue to fix bugs and add features on the master branch toward 1.7 and beyond.

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Analytics Scylla Presto

Presto is a popular, open source, distributed ANSI SQL query engine. It is used to run ad-hoc, interactive analytic queries on many data sources including HDFS, S3, Cassandra, MySQL, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Redis and Scylla.

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Workshop at Scylla Summit: Get the most out of your cluster

Learn how to set up, tune, monitor and administer a Scylla cluster. Ready to test drive Scylla? Learn how to set up a 3-node Scylla cluster on AWS that handles hundreds of thousands requests per second.

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Why I love and hate Ansible

Full disclosure: I’m a casual user of Ansible, Python and Bash. I’m not an expert on any of them. The notes below are my personal impression after playing around with Ansible for a few months, mostly to run Scylla and Cassandra clusters on EC2.

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Meetup notes: Back to the future with C++ and Seastar

ScyllaDB founder Avi Kivity presented “Back to the future with C++ and Seastar” at the recent Sayeret Lambda Meetup group, helping to revise the audience’s impressions of the C++ language. C++ is often thought of as a legacy imperative language with roots in 1970s C. But in the past few years it has been thoroughly modernized, now offering streamlined support for modern paradigms such as lambda, metaprogramming, and functional programming, while retaining no-compromise performance.

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