ScyllaDB Announces Lightweight Transactions, Change Data Capture, Incremental Compaction, Launches DynamoDB-compatible API for Scylla Cloud
SCYLLA SUMMIT, SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 5, 2019 — ScyllaDB sent a clear message today as it kicked off its annual user conference: It’s thinking big. Not content to build the fastest, lowest-latency NoSQL database on the market, ScyllaDB is out to build the best NoSQL database, period.
Fresh off the announcement of its DynamoDB-compatible API, Project Alternator, ScyllaDB announced a slate of new features designed to increase flexibility and lower costs for organizations relying on real-time big data applications. Scylla unveiled new capabilities including Lightweight Transactions, Change Data Capture (CDC) and an Incremental Compaction Strategy that reduces storage costs as much as 40%.
“We’ve long been known for bringing speed and reliability to latency-sensitive big data applications. In fact, we just underscored our leadership in that area by hitting a new record of 1 billion row reads per second: that’s a 1 followed by nine 0’s,” said Dor Laor, CEO and cofounder of ScyllaDB. “But performance is just part of what makes Scylla so powerful. With these latest features, we’re extending Scylla’s benefits to exciting new use cases and opening the door to a wide range of new functionality.”
The full list of new features includes:
Scylla is a drop-in replacement for Apache Cassandra and Amazon DynamoDB. Organizations can seamlessly switch to Scylla, instantly improving performance 3X-10X, gaining the ability to significantly reduce their hardware footprint, and benefiting from more consistent and reliable performance.
For more information on Scylla or to try Scylla for yourself, please visit scylladb.com.
Scylla is the real-time big data database. A drop-in alternative to Apache Cassandra and Amazon DynamoDB, Scylla embraces a shared-nothing approach that increases throughput and storage capacity as much as 10X that of Cassandra. Comcast, Starbucks, Ola Cabs, Samsung, IBM, Grab, MediaMath, AppNexus, Investing.com and many more leading companies have adopted Scylla to realize order-of-magnitude performance improvements and reduce hardware costs. ScyllaDB was founded by the team responsible for the KVM hypervisor and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Eight Roads Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Wing Venture Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, TLV Partners, Magma Venture Partners, Western Digital Capital and Samsung Ventures. For more information: ScyllaDB.com
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