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Posts with tag "user stories"

Jul30

Kiwi.com Takes Flight on Scylla

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Kiwi.com is an online flight booking platform that builds customized travel itineraries by assembling flight combinations from multiple airlines. Using this approach Kiwi.com saves travellers money on airline tickets by generating itineraries that mix-and match global airlines with local carriers, finding the best price for the trip as a whole.

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Jul25

OpenNMS Newts: A Time-Series Database for Network Monitoring, Built on Scylla

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The CTO of OpenNMS, Jesse White, joined us at our Scylla Summit last year to talk about the OpenNMS platform and specifically Newts, a time-series database embedded within the platform that relies on Scylla as a high-performance, scalable storage engine.

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Jul16

SkyElectric Uses Scylla’s NoSQL Database to Scale Its Smart Energy Platform

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In 2017, SkyElectric was running legacy Java software against MySQL. As is common with IoT use cases, SkyElectric’s data size was growing rapidly. MySQL was unable to keep up; queries routinely took up to five minutes to return results.

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Jun18

Opera Syncs Tens of Millions of Browsers with Scylla

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Since migrating to Scylla our on-call engineers could finally get enough sleep. They’re really happy with this change. We don’t have to watch Scylla 24/7. It just simply works as promised. We can now focus on creating new features for our users instead of repairing Cassandra.

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Apr3

Helpshift Shares Its Scylla Success Story

Today’s blog post was written by Mourjo Sen, Software Developer at Helpshift. In this post, we look at Helpshift’s journey of moving to a sharded model of data. We will look at the challenges we faced on the way and how Scylla emerged as our choice of database for the scale that Helpshift 2.0 is aiming to serve.

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Mar20

Discord, on the Joy of Opinionated Systems

Discord and Scylla

Mark Smith, Director of Engineering at Discord, manages the infrastructure team for the company that powers community across the gaming industry. Last May, when the company turned three years old, Discord boasted a user base of 130 million registered users. That compared to 45 million the year before, marking a three-fold increase in users in a single year. By the time of this writing, in March 2019, the provider of free voice and text chat focused on Internet gaming had grown its user base to over 250 million users worldwide, and thus is well on its way towards doubling in […]

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Feb13

Scylla Users Share Their Stories

Customer Stories: Comcast, Zenly, Grab

  “It worked out of the box. We didn’t have to tune anything. It was all just easy.” — Derek Ramsey, Sensaphone Our favorite and most important discussions are always with our users. They tell us about their experiences with our database, how they came about using our technology, what they like about it, where we could improve, and much more. These conversations take place any number of ways — on our busy Slack channel, Zoom meetings, emails, phone calls, you name it. Of course, our most customer-centric event is our Scylla Summit user conference. “What Cassandra can do with […]

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