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Kiwi.com’s Migration to Scylla: The Why, the How, the Fails and the Status

Martin Strycek, Engineering manager, Kiwi.com

23:51December 20, 2018

Kiwi.com first migrated to Cassandra from a big PostgreSQL cluster to get better performance and scalability, but our demands never stopped growing. That is why we decided to go with Scylla. In this talk, I will cover how our team approached testing of Scylla, the migration plan, how it impacts our business and how it influenced our high-level architecture of the application and infrastructure. It has a significant impact on disaster recovery and availability of our overall system.

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