Jan Plhak, Head of C++ Development, Kiwi.com
Kiwi.com provides a powerful flight, train and bus search engine driven by volatile data — entries expire in just a couple of days. To keep full table scans predictable, Kiwi.com implemented a dedicated cache, to store post-processed results from the database. Where Cassandra’s limitations forced the team to implement a custom scanning service to read newly created SStables and stream updates to the cache, ScyllaDB made it easy and safe to do performant full-table scans. This talk covers their Cassandra to ScyllaDB migration, benchmarking on GCP and bare metal OVH, the benchmarking and performance results which focus on full table scan.
Glauber Costa, Principal ArchitectScyllaDB
Miguel Martinez Pedreira, Computer engineerCERN
Mark Smith, Director of Engineering, Discord
Shlomi Livne, VP Research and Development, ScyllaDB
Martin Strycek, Engineering manager, Kiwi.com