We’re always glad to hear about the innovative things our users are doing with Scylla and the benefits they’re getting. Our use cases come in all shapes and sizes–from very large organizations that have migrated to Scylla from some other database to start-ups that use us coming out the gates.
Our training day at last year’s Scylla Summit had our biggest classes to date. With having all the material available online at Scylla University, hands-on exercises and quiz questions, trainees were able to sharpen their Scylla and NoSQL skills.
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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.
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.
“Couple clicks. Couple minutes. You can spin up a cluster where you want it, how you want it.” Scylla also provided step-by-step documentation of the migration process. “We had zero downtime. And for that, I think Scylla’s number one.”
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.
Following a week of Scylla hands-on training, Scylla Summit, and internal meetings, the associates of ScyllaDB had two days to relax, unwind, and have fun in the beautiful city of Sonoma. Over the past year ScyllaDB’s team has grown by 68% which meant a large contingent coming to Scylla Summit were new! Scylla monsters converged from 13 countries all over the world and speak at least 15 languages. The fun days provided the perfect atmosphere to get to know our colleagues and allowed everyone to bond and develop long lasting friendships. Our internal event planning team paid attention to every detail […]
The world’s leading Scylla practitioners gathered in San Francisco earlier this month to hear about the latest Scylla product developments and production deployments.
There are many highlights from our 2019 Scylla Summit this week. One of our favorites from Day 1 was our Scylla User Awards, our opportunity to recognize the impressive things our users are doing with Scylla.