ScyllaDB is an open source company that is committed to shared innovation and transparency that leads to continually improving the features of NoSQL databases.
This page is a point-in-time snapshot of our current efforts and plans. However, our plans are always responsive to customer input, market evolution, and development constraints of database technologies.
Track progress through the open source Scylla project on GitHub including a public project issue tracker. You are welcome to add database feature requests and vote for your favorite issue.
We have an additional set of advanced NoSQL database features that go beyond Apache Cassandra, for example, Heat-Weighted Load-Balancing, CPU and I/O schedulers, CDC, AWS DynamoDB compatible API (Alternator) and more. As we continue to evolve beyond Apache Cassandra we guarantee to keep backward compatibility (Thrift, for example, is here to stay) and future compatibility with the future development of Cassandra.
We release a Scylla minor version periodically, with both bug fixes and new features. Complex features for more advanced database architectures will be flagged as experimental for one release, marking them as completed, but not thoroughly tested yet. The list below includes features visible to users. At the same time, we put most of our effort into internal optimizations, performance improvements, and workload conditioning.
Scylla is moving fast! Keep an eye on the scylladb-users mailing list for updates.
We are invested in improving big data database technologies in 2020 and beyond, including an improved disk format, different database enhancements and integration with analytics and search.
Want to hear more about our ideas for Scylla Open Source and Scylla Enterprise? Please contact us.
Scylla Manager is a centralized, highly available, NoSQL database management solution for multiple Scylla clusters. It is part of the Scylla Enterprise offering and is also available to Scylla Open Source users (limited to 5 nodes).
Scylla Manager 2.x now includes recurrent backups to AWS S3 and a new Scylla Agent.
While the list below includes advanced database management features visible to the users, we put most of our effort into under the hood optimizations, performance improvements, and autonomous database functionality.
Scylla Monitoring Stack is a bundle of three components (a Prometheus metric collector, alert manager, and Grafana 6 dashboards) that can be deployed as containers or directly onto a host. It collects metrics and events through the Scylla Agent from nodes and from Scylla Manager.
The stack empowers DevOps, Infrastructure Operations, and Database Administrators to quickly find and fix issues impacting the performance of their Scylla cluster. Teams can drill down from high-level dashboards to detailed metrics to determine next steps.
Scylla Monitoring 3.2 introduces dashboard annotations for repair and backup as well as a new collection of dashboard screens.
Scylla Operator (Preview) is a new tool for automating the deployment of Scylla clusters within a kubernetes environment. It currently it supports:
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