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ScyllaDB in the News


NoSQL Database Company ScyllaDB Raises $10 Million Series C Led By TLV Partners
April 25, 2018 | Crunchbase


High-performance database startup ScyllaDB reels in $10M from investors
April 25, 2018 | SiliconANGLE


Of DevOps, Databases and DBAs
April 11, 2018 | DevOps.com


7 Design Decisions that Apache Cassandra’s Successor is Built On
April 4, 2018 | Open Source For You


ScyllaDB is better than Cassandra, and here’s why
April 1, 2018 | EPeak


ScyllaDB Unveils Platform to Improve Scylla Deployments
March 22, 2018 | Database Trends and Applications


Akka Persistence with Scylla
March 7, 2018 | Software Mill Blog


Numberly on Evaluating Scylla for Production
March 2, 2018 | Ultrabug


Does It Make Sense to Do Big Data with Small Nodes?
February 22, 2018 | Inside Big Data


Scylla Eyes Cassandra’s NoSQL Workloads
February 13, 2018 | Datanami


Which Programming Language is Best for Big Data?
February 12, 2018 | Datanami


What Do You Use Open Source to Accomplish?
February 9, 2018 | DZone


Monster performance from IBM Compose for ScyllaDB powers IBM Cloud’s service catalog
February 8, 2018 | IBM Cloud Blog


How to Minimize the Meltdown Patch Performance Penalty
February 5, 2018 | The New Stack


A rock and a hard place: Between ScyllaDB and Cassandra
October 24, 2017 | ZDNet


7 Reasons Why Not to Put a Cache in Front of Your Database
August 8, 2017 | The New Stack


5 more open source companies to watch in 2017
May 2, 2017 | Network World


With $16m in fresh funding, ScyllaDB sets its sights on Apache Cassandra
April 19, 2017 | 451 Research


ScyllaDB Takes on Cassandra to Boost Efficiency, Reduce Latency
March 9, 2017 | The New Stack


ScyllaDB another contender to the open source NoSQL database crown
March 9, 2017 | Network World


ScyllaDB raises $16 million to facilitate app building
March 8, 2017 | VentureBeat


Seastar C++ framework looks to simplify coding
February 14, 2017 | InfoWorld


Designing the UFC Moneyball
January 18, 2017 | Compose


How Discord Stores Billions of Messages
January 13, 2017 | Discord


ScyllaDB on LXC/LXD containers, with ZFS
January 4, 2017 | brandonlamb.com


Getting started with Compose for ScyllaDB
December 19, 2016 | IBM Bluemix


What you missed in Big Data: AI-generated insights
September 12, 2016 | Silicon Angle


ScyllaDB Announces General Availability of World’s Fastest NoSQL Database
September 7, 2016 | DataVersity


ScyllaDB revamps NoSQL database in 1.3 release
September 7, 2016 | Silicon Angle


ScyllaDB Announces General Availability of World’s Fastest NoSQL Database
September 6, 2016 | PR Web


Observations Using ScyllaDB With Go and NATS (Including Benchmarks)
July 15, 2016 | DZone


ScyllaDB: Cassandra compatibility at 1.8 million requests per node
January 15, 2016 | opensource.com


NoSQL-Datenbank ScyllaDB: schnell durch C++ und “shared nothing”
September 24, 2015 | heise Developer


ScyllaDB Releases 10X Faster NoSQL Data Store with Apache Cassandra Compatibility
September 24, 2015 | Inside BigData


KVM creators unveil speedy Cassandra competitor
September 24, 2015 | InfoWorld


New-Age C++ Boosts Open Source NoSQL Cassandra Speed 10x
September 23, 2015 | ADTMag


Cassandra Rewritten In C++, Ten Times Faster
September 22, 2015 | Slashdot

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Recent Blog Posts


Word from the Top: An Update from Our CEO


Announcing Scylla Manager 1.1, A Production-Ready Release of Scylla Manager.


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Mutant Monitoring Systems (MMS) Day 8 – Monitoring


Voice of Experience: Samsung SDS Chooses Scylla


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Role-based Access Control in Scylla


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Mutant Monitoring Systems (MMS) Day 7 – Multi-datacenter Consistency Levels


Scylla Release 2.1.1


Mutant Monitoring Systems (MMS) Day 6 – Multi-datacenter Replication


KairosDB and Scylla: A Time Series Solution for Performance and Scalability


Scylla Enterprise Release 2017.1.6


Scylla on Samsung NVMe Z-SSDs


ScyllaDB at Linux SCaLE 16x


Learn How to Build a Time Series Database


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Better Grafana Dashboards with Less Typing


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Scylla Release 2.1


The Seastar Framework Was Accepted for Google Summer of Code


Scylla Release 2.0.3


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Adventures with Memory Barriers and Seastar on Linux


GoCQL and GoCQLX: Connecting Your Go Applications to Scylla


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Announcing Scylla Manager 1.0 – Centralized Administration and Task Automation


New Release: Scylla Enterprise 2017.1.4


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Scylla’s Compaction Strategies Series: Write Amplification in Leveled Compaction


Mutant Monitoring Systems (MMS) Day 3 – Analyzing Mutant Data with Presto


How to Save Money Running Scylla on the Cloud


Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 2 – Building the Tracking System


Scylla’s Compaction Strategies Series: Space Amplification in Size-Tiered Compaction


Scylla on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: A Look at Stable Performance in the Event of a Node Failure


Streaming ETL in Kafka with KSQL


The Cost of Avoiding a Meltdown


Seastar: The future<> is Here


Performance Isn’t about High IOPS, it’s about SLA. Here’s Why.


How to Ruin Your Performance by Choosing the Wrong Compaction Strategy


Performance Evaluation: Scylla as a Database Backend for JanusGraph


New Release: Scylla Enterprise 2017.1.3


Making the Move: Migrating to Scylla


Top 10 Highlights: ScyllaDB 2017


Stop Wasting Scylla’s CPU Time by Not Being Prepared


A Year in the Life of mParticle using Scylla for its Mission-Critical Functionality


Scylla Release 2.0.2


If You Care About Performance, Employ User Defined Types


Intel Optane and Scylla: In-memory Performance at a Lower Cost


CERN’s Future-Proof Global File Catalog


Building a Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 1


Zenly: The Journey for a Database Replacement


How Allegro Group Saves Latency and Money With Scylla


Snapfish’s Journey Towards Scylla


New Release: Scylla Enterprise 2017.1.2


7 Rules for Planning Your Queries for Maximum Performance


Scylla Release 2.0.1


How Hinted Handoff Works in Scylla


How to Build the Fastest RPC


New Docs: 4 Phases to Migrate from Apache Cassandra to Scylla


Learn Consistency Level in Scylla with Our Console Demo


Scalable, Distributed Secondary Indexing in Scylla


Highlights from Scylla Summit Day Two


Highlights from Scylla Summit Day One


Our Acquisition of Seastar.io DBaaS Technology


Learn About GoCQLX, How to Use It, and Common Use Cases at Scylla Summit 2017


Intel Discusses the Advantages of Optane SSDs at Scylla Summit 2017


Why, how, and when to use Secondary Indexing at Scylla Summit 2017


Announcing Scylla Fault Tolerance Documentation


Zenly Discusses Going from Elasticsearch to Scylla at Scylla Summit 2017


Chris Bannister Discusses GoCQL at Scylla Summit 2017


Scylla Release 2.0


How to Choose the Right Compaction Strategy for Workload Performance


Different I/O Access Methods for Linux, What We Chose for Scylla, and Why


Samsung Discusses the Z-SSD Low-latency Drive with Scylla at Scylla Summit 2017


How Intel and Scylla Provide the Speed of an In-memory Database with Persistency


What You’ll Learn at Pre-Summit Scylla Training, Plus How to Reduce Traffic to Save Money


Spotinst on Saving Thousands by Running Scylla on EC2 Spot


mParticle Discusses Their Journey from Cassandra to Scylla at Scylla Summit 2017


Rocket Fuel on Page Context Categorization at Scylla Summit


Intel Optane and Scylla: Providing the Speed of an In-memory Database with Persistency


Databricks Discusses Stateful Streaming Applications with Apache Spark at Scylla Summit 2017


Scylla Release 1.7.5


Duarte Nunes of ScyllaDB Discusses Materialized Views at Scylla Summit 2017


Announcing Scylla Ring Architecture Documentation


MediaMath Discusses Applied Learning at Real-Time at Scylla Summit


Heat Weighted Load Balancing


Los Alamos National Laboratory on Supercomputing and Monitoring at Scylla Summit 2017


Equifax and ‘if it works, don’t touch it’


Scylla 2.0: Improved Latencies from 3.6ms to 0.8ms for the 99th Percentile


Allegro Group Discusses how Scylla Addresses Apache Cassandra’s Problems at Scylla Summit 2017


IBM discusses different storage backends for JanusGraph at Scylla Summit 2017


Pythian discusses how to get useful information from your database at Scylla Summit 2017


Introducing the Scylla Monitoring Cheat Sheet


CERN discusses the ALICE Environment at Scylla Summit 2017


Confluent discusses Streaming ETL from Kafka using KSQL at Scylla Summit 2017


IBM discusses JanusGraph on Compose at Scylla Summit 2017


Twitter discusses managing stateful systems at Scylla Summit 2017


mParticle shares their Journey from Apache Cassandra to Scylla at DB Month Meetup


Saving Thousands by Running Scylla on EC2 Spot Instances


2017 Q3 Apache Cassandra User Survey


Learn about our improvements on high percentile latencies at Scylla Summit 2017


Gocqlx: A Productivity Toolkit for Scylla in Go


ScyllaDB in New York: AWS Summit and Database Month Meetup


Meet Scylla Developer Raphael Carvalho


Intel Optane Review


Data Analytics with Elasticsearch and Scylla


Selecting Compression Chunk Sizes for Scylla


7 Reasons Not to Put a Cache in Front of Your Database


Scylla Release 1.7.4


Materialized Views preview in Scylla 2.0


Why attend Scylla Summit 2017 in San Francisco?


Scylla release: version 1.6.6


Scylla Summit 2017: Calling All Speakers!


Scylla release: version 1.7.2


An Interview with Christopher Quinones on the newest graph database, JanusGraph


Survey Results: NoSQL Adoption for San Francisco Bay Area Amazon Web Services Users


Scylla’s Approach to Improve Performance for CPU-bound workloads


Scylla release: version 1.6.5


Scylla release: version 1.7.1


Streaming and near-real-time messaging with Kafka and Scylla


9 Steps for Building a Highly Available Time-Series Solution with Scylla and KairosDB


Scylla release: version 1.7


Faster and better: What to expect running Scylla on AWS i3 instances


Analyzing flight delays with Scylla on top of Spark


Scylla release: version 1.6.4


Storing and retrieving large data sets in Scylla 1.6 vs. Apache Cassandra 3.0.9


Recommended sessions at AWS Summit San Francisco


Scylla release: version 1.6.3


Scylla 1.7 introduces experimental support for counters


How to scan 475 million partitions 12x faster using efficient full table scan with Scylla 1.6


Introducing Scylla Enterprise 2017-01


ScyllaDB CEO Dor Laor on what’s next after the B round


Scylla release: version 1.6.2


Scylla release: version 1.5.2


Performance report: Scylla vs Apache Cassandra on low-end hardware


Scylla release: version 1.6.1


Scylla release: version 1.5.1


Scylla vs Apache Cassandra – Performance Benchmark by Samsung


Efficient full table scans with Scylla 1.6


Making sure your Scylla cluster is secure


Scylla release: version 1.6


ScyllaDB on LXC/LXD containers, with ZFS


Scylla release: version 1.6 RC1


Deploying Scylla on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services


Top 5 ScyllaDB Blog Posts from 2016


Scylla release: version 1.5


Scylla release: version 1.4.3


Scylla release: version 1.5 RC3


Scylla Workload Conditioning part one: write request rate determination


Scylla Training at Samsung SDS


Scylla release: version 1.5 RC2


AWS re:Invent 2016


Scylla release: version 1.4.2


Scylla release: version 1.5 RC1


Monitoring Scylla with the new Scylla Prometheus API


Big latencies? It’s open season for kernel bug-hunting!


Scylla on Docker


Scylla release: version 1.4.1


Scylla release: version 1.3.4


Scylla release: version 1.4


Scylla release: version 1.3.3


Faster and Easier Deployment of Scylla with Compose


Tech Talks @ AppNexus: ScyllaDB: It takes more than C++14 to become next gen C*


Scylla release: version 1.3.2


Slow queries logging in Scylla


Monitoring Deep Dive: The best tools for the job and the metrics exported by Scylla


Scylla Summit 2016 – It’s a Wrap!


Analytics Show Time: Presto Powered by Scylla


Scylla release: version 1.3.1


Scylla release: version 1.2.5


Running Scylla in development and test environments


Scylla now supports date-tiered compaction strategy


5 Reasons to Attend Scylla Summit


Scylla release: version 1.2.4


Scylla release: version 1.3


Large Partition Support in Scylla


Scylla Summit speaker interview: Nick Stott, Compose


Scylla Summit speaker interview: Henrik Johansson


Scylla Summit 2016 Full Agenda Announced


CQL tracing in Scylla


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


Scylla release: version 1.2.3


Scylla Summit 2016 Call for Speakers Ends Soon


Using KairosDB with Scylla


Thrift Support in Scylla 1.3


Scylla release: version 1.2.2


Materialized views at Scylla Summit


Announcing Scylla Summit on September 6


Scylla release: version 1.1.3


Scylla release: version 1.2.1


User use case: Mogujie


Scylla release: version 1.2


Reducing latency spikes by tuning the CPU scheduler


Scylla release: version 1.1.2


Scylla release: version 1.1.1


Scylla release: version 1.1


Scylla release: version 1.0.3


Scylla at ApacheCon Big Data


Fault-injecting filesystem cookbook


Designing a Userspace Disk I/O Scheduler for Modern Datastores: the Scylla example (Part 2)


Scylla release: version 1.0.2


Designing a Userspace Disk I/O Scheduler for Modern Datastores: the Scylla example (Part 1)


Scylla release: version 1.0.1


Avi Kivity at Percona Live


Exciting times at ScyllaDB


Scylla release: version 1.0


Scylla release: version 1.0 RC2


ScyllaTop: real-time monitoring for Scylla in the terminal


How to implement a 10x faster Apache Cassandra: slides available


OutBrain: We are testing ScyllaDB – live blogging #1


Testing part 5: Longevity testing


Scylla release: version 0.19


Testing part 4: Distributed tests


Project Mikelangelo update


Scylla developer Nadav Har’El at the Generalist Engineer meetup in Tel Aviv


Choosing EC2 instances for NoSQL


Scylla release: version 0.18


Why I love and hate Ansible


CharybdeFS: a new fault-injecting filesystem for software testing


Scylla testing part 2: Extending Jepsen for testing Scylla


Qualifying Filesystems for Seastar and ScyllaDB


Scylla release: version 0.17


Scylla testing part 1: Apache Cassandra compatibility testing


Scylla release: version 0.16


Scylla release: version 0.15


Scylla release: version 0.14


Happy Holidays from ScyllaDB!


Scylla release: version 0.13


Monitoring Scylla with collectd, riemann-dash, and Tessera


Scylla release: version 0.12


Scylla coming to SF Data on December 1


Scylla release: version 0.11


Video from Cassandra Summit 2015


Scylla coming to Los Angeles Big Data on November 12


Cluster benchmark: Scylla vs Apache Cassandra


New throughput record achieved: 1.87 million tps


Meet us at Strata+Hadoop World 2015


Watching Scylla serving 1 Million operations per second


Meet us at Cassandra Summit 2015


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


Seastar: new C++ framework for web-scale workloads

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