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Jan15

Comcast: Sprinting from Cassandra to Scylla

Comcast’s Philip Zimich said on the stage at Scylla Summit 2019 that the Xfinity X1 platform saw such dramatically improved performance with Scylla over Apache Cassandra, especially on long-tail latency, they were also going to rip out the caching layer for its UI. The performance Scylla provides is “a massive, massive gain compared to where we are today.

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Dec23

Why MistAway Turned to Scylla Cloud for Its IoT Systems

“Couple clicks. Couple minutes. You can spin up a cluster where you want it, how you want it.” Scylla also provided step-by-step documentation of the migration process. “We had zero downtime. And for that, I think Scylla’s number one.”

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Dec18

How SkyElectric Uses Scylla to Power Its Smart Energy Platform

SkyElectric’s mission is “to provide sustainable energy to all” by revolutionizing how power is delivered for the world — “the great energy challenge of the 21st Century.” We at ScyllaDB were honored to have Jehannaz Khan, Director of Engineering of SkyElectric, and Meraj Rasool, SkyElectric DevOps Lead, speak at Scylla Summit 2019 about their use case.

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Dec3

See you at AWS re:Invent 2019!

ScyllaDB will be at AWS re:Invent 2019. Stop by booth #2225 in the Expo Hall at the Venetian to play our iPad game, pick up swag, or see our live demo.

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Nov26

All Work and No Play Makes Scylla a Dull Monster

Following a week of Scylla hands-on training, Scylla Summit, and internal meetings, the associates of ScyllaDB had two days to relax, unwind, and have fun in the beautiful city of Sonoma. Over the past year ScyllaDB’s team has grown by 68% which meant a large contingent coming to Scylla Summit were new! Scylla monsters converged from 13 countries all over the world and speak at least 15 languages. The fun days provided the perfect atmosphere to get to know our colleagues and allowed everyone to bond and develop long lasting friendships. Our internal event planning team paid attention to every detail […]

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Nov18

Overheard at Scylla Summit 2019

The world’s leading Scylla practitioners gathered in San Francisco earlier this month to hear about the latest Scylla product developments and production deployments.

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Nov6

Winners of the Scylla Summit 2019 User Awards

There are many highlights from our 2019 Scylla Summit this week. One of our favorites from Day 1 was our Scylla User Awards, our opportunity to recognize the impressive things our users are doing with Scylla.

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Nov1

Q&A with SmartDeployAI’s Timo Mechler and Charles Adetiloye on Simplifying the Creation of ML Workflow Pipelines

As we prepare for Scylla Summit 2019, we are producing a series of blogs highlighting this year’s featured presenters. And a reminder, if you’re not yet registered for Scylla Summit, please take the time to register now! Today we are speaking with Timo Mechler, Product Manager, and Charles Adetiloye, Machine Learning Platform Engineer, both of SmartDeployAI, who will be co-presenting the session Simplifying the Creation of ML Workflow Pipelines for IoT Application on Kubernetes with Scylla. Machine Learning, workflow pipelines, IoT, Kubernetes… That’s quite a buzzword compliant title! You sure you can fit all that into a single Scylla Summit […]

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Oct30

Q&A with SAS’ David Blythe on Changing All Four Tires While Driving AdTech at Full Speed

Today we are speaking with David Blythe, Principal Software Developer at SAS. His presentation at Scylla Summit 2019 is entitled Changing All Four Tires while Driving an Ad Tech Engine at Full Speed.

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Oct29

Join Us at Seastar Summit!

Seastar, the advanced open-source C++ framework continues to gain traction. Most well known for being the engine at the heart of Scylla, the monstrously-fast NoSQL database, Seastar is also now at the core of other exciting new projects. And now we’ll be bringing together developer practitioners from around the world to the first-ever Seastar Summit.

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