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Posts with tag "time-series"


12 Questions Answered on Building a Time-Series Database with KairosDB

We recently concluded testing and benchmarking Scylla with KairosDB. The settings and results of this work can be found in the blog post, KairosDB and Scylla: A Time-Series Solution for Performance and Scalability, and in our documentation. In this post, we will share the questions and poll results from our recent live webinar with Brian Hawkins, the creator of KairosDB.

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Learn How to Build a Time Series Database

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What fascinates me most about databases is how they can be used for storing time series data. This use case is important for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and data analytics. Everyone should at least be able to relate to a time series database use case as many are likely to have devices in their home collecting and sending data such as a smart thermostat or phone or wrist device gathering your fitness activity. Wouldn’t it be nice to know how the infrastructure works behind the scenes and how to create a time series database? In this post, I will […]

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Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 2 – Building the Tracking System


Learn how to build the monitoring part of the system by creating the keyspace in Scylla. This post teaches you about different compaction strategies available in Scylla and how to run basic CQL queries.

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Announcing Scylla Ring Architecture Documentation

To help you get the best out of your Scylla deployment, we’re producing a series of new documentation and blog posts featuring different Scylla concepts and Scylla architecture.

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9 Steps for Building a Highly Available Time-Series Solution with Scylla and KairosDB

Scylla monitoring with KairosDB and Scylla

Introduction A highly available time-series solution requires an efficient tailored front-end framework and a backend database with a fast ingestion rate. KairosDB provides a simple and reliable way to ingest and retrieve sensors’ information or metrics, while Scylla provides a highly reliable and performant backend database that scales indefinitely, and can store large quantities of time-series data.

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Using KairosDB with Scylla

This is Part 2 in a series on Thrift support in Scylla. Part 1 is here.

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