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Posts with tag "Cassandra"

May19

Persosa Connects TV with Real-time Digital Experiences Using Scylla Cloud

“Our experience with Scylla Cloud has been great. We’ve been meeting and actually exceeding our expectations on our request latency.”

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May12

Comparing CQL and the DynamoDB API

After implementing both APIs — CQL and DynamoDB — we, the Scylla developers, are in a unique position to be able to provide an unbiased technical comparison between the two APIs. The goal of this post is to explain some of the more interesting differences between the two APIs, and how these differences affect users and implementers of these APIs.

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Mar12

Augury: Insights into Industrial IoT Time-Series Data

Augury wanted a solution that their small but growing team would be able to set up and manage easily. They wanted something that would be easy to scale up, especially if it needed to hit certain marks on performance. They chose to go with Scylla.

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Feb4

FireEye: Providing Real-Time Threat Analysis using a Graph Database

FireEye is a NASDAQ-traded cybersecurity firm that offers a broad portfolio ranging from a robust enterprise threat intelligence platform, hardware appliances to managed defenses and security consulting. Its customers span the gamut from global telecommunications giants to healthcare providers, universities to research facilities, financial institutions to school systems, municipalities, states, and government ministries. In such an environment, where being wrong only once can lead to damaging and even dangerous breaches, security analytics must keep up with the velocity and volume of the threats faced at Internet scale. At Scylla Summit 2019, Rahul Gaikwad and Krishna Palati of the FireEye Threat […]

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Jan23

Fanatics: Using Scylla for Online Order Capture

The remedy to these pain points was Scylla. “Just moving one use case [cart mutations] to Scylla this year we got a huge benefit out of it.” They cut the cluster size from 55 Cassandra nodes to 12 nodes of Scylla, dramatically reducing their EC2 bill.

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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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Jan9

ScyllaDB’s Top Blogs for 2019

As we look back at 2019, it was a year of growth and progress at ScyllaDB. What was most popular in our blog reflects the strongest interests of our community. So let’s look at the top ten blogs of 2019.

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Dec12

How Scylla Scaled to One Billion Rows a Second

Scylla is a highly scalable, highly performant NoSQL database. But just how fast can fast get? And what happens when you run it on a bare metal cloud like Packet? We set out to design a test that would showcase the combined abilities of Scylla as a database and Packet’s fastest instances.

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Dec11

Project Gemini: An Open Source Automated Random Testing Suite for Scylla and Cassandra Clusters

Today we are releasing a new data integrity testing suite for the open source community. Those who will have the most direct utility for this software will be those testing Scylla and Cassandra databases, or, more broadly, other CQL-compliant databases.

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Dec4

Managed Cassandra on AWS, Our Take

Amazon definitely piqued our interest by announcing their new Managed Cassandra Service (MCS) yesterday. As a database vendor, we’ve been asked by many about our view and even whether they’re running Scylla under the hood since they promise single digit latency. Here is our quick analysis while the discussion is still being hotly debated on Hacker News.

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