“And now for our main event! Ladies and gentlemen, in this corner, weighing in at 34% of the cloud infrastructure market, the reigning champion and leader of the public cloud…. Amazon!” Amazon has unparalleled expertise at maximizing scalability and availability for a vast array of customers using a plethora of software products. While Amazon offers software products like DynamoDB, it’s database-as-a-service is only one of their many offerings. “In the other corner is today’s challenger — young, lightning quick and boasting low-level Big Data expertise… ScyllaDB!” Unlike Amazon, our company focuses exclusively on creating the best database for distributed data […]
Are you planning to attend AWS re:Invent 2018? We’d love to see you! Stop by booth #1910 in the Expo Hall at the Venetian to talk with our solution engineers, learn about Scylla, play our fun iPad game and pick up some cool Sea Monster swag. Our solutions engineers will be on hand for live demos. See for yourself how Scylla uses as little as three i3.metal instances to do millions of transactions per second at single-digit millisecond p99 latencies. We will also demo Scylla Manager, a smart way to control and manage a Scylla cluster and maintain a high […]
The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.3, a production-ready Scylla Open Source minor release. The Scylla 2.3 release includes CQL enhancements, new troubleshooting tools, performance improvements and more. Experimental features include Materialized Views, Secondary Indexes, and Hinted Handoff (details below). Starting from Scylla 2.3, packages are also available for Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian 9. Scylla is an open source, Apache Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database, with superior performance and consistently low latency. Find the Scylla 2.3 repository for your Linux distribution here. Our open source policy is to support only the current active release and its predecessor. […]
This article will shed light on the performance penalties of running Scylla on Docker and discuss the tuning steps to solve them.
The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.2, a production-ready Scylla Open Source minor release.
The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.1.6, a bugfix release of the Scylla 2.1 stable branch. Release 2.1.6, like all past and future 2.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.
The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.1.5, a bugfix release of the Scylla 2.1 stable branch. Release 2.1.5, like all past and future 2.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.
Explore the main differences between i3.16xlarge in the i3 family and i3.metal on AWS. Will removing the virtualization layer bring better performance?
Many organizations are running their workloads on public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and enjoy the benefits of easy deployments. While it is arguable that running workloads on the public cloud is cheaper than on-prem, organizations may still run into situations where they are paying too much when services are deployed in different geographical regions.
In case you missed the news, on Tuesday we announced our acquisition of Seastar.io database-as-a-service technology from our partner Network Redux.