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Oct16

Q&A with Nadav Harel on Project Alternator, our DynamoDB-compatible API

As we prepare for Scylla Summit 2019, we are producing a series of blogs highlighting this year’s featured presenters. Today we are speaking with Nadav Harel, a ScyllaDB Distinguished Engineer who will be hosting the session Free and Open DynamoDB API for Everyone, which will take attendees on a tour of Project Alternator, ScyllaDB’s DynamoDB-compatible API.

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Oct15

Introducing Scylla Open Source 3.1

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the availability of Scylla Open Source 3.1.0, a production-ready release of our open source NoSQL database. Scylla is an open source NoSQL database offering the same Cassandra Query Language (CQL) interface as Apache Cassandra, along with the same horizontal scale-out and fault-tolerance characteristics. Implemented from scratch in C++ with a close-to-the-hardware architecture, Scylla delivers 10X the throughput, consistent, low single-digit latencies, and significantly reduces the number of database nodes you require and self-optimizes to dynamic workloads and various hardware combinations. With the release of Scylla Open Source 3.1, we’ve introduced a number of […]

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Oct10

Onsite and Online Live Training

Scylla offers a variety of ways to get your knowledge ramped up when it comes to Scylla administration, data modeling and various features usage. Many of our customers still prefer the human touch: personalized and customized knowledge delivery from our Scylla experts through onsite and online training.

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Oct8

Q&A with Brian Hall and Ryan Stauffer

Today we’ll share our conversation with Brian Hall of Expero, and Ryan Stauffer of Enharmonic. Together they will present back-to-back sessions entitled Incorporating JanusGraph into Your Scylla Ecosystem and Powering a Graph Data System with Scylla + JanusGraph.

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Oct7

Compression in Scylla, Part Two

In the first part of this blog we’ve learned a bit about compression theory and how some of the compression algorithms work. In this part we focus on practice, testing how the different algorithms supported in Scylla perform in terms of compression ratios and speeds.

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Oct4

Compression in Scylla, Part One

In this two-part blog we’ll focus on the problem of storing as much information as we can in the least amount of space as possible. This first part will deal with the basics of compression theory and implementations in Scylla.

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Oct2

Monitoring Scylla with Datadog: A Tale about Datadog – Prometheus integration

A question we keep getting from customers is: “How can I monitor Scylla with Datadog?” And more generally “How do you integrate Datadog and Prometheus?” Find out how to enable this on your Scylla cluster.

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Sep26

Announcing the 2019 Scylla User Awards

The 2019 Scylla User Awards will recognize user accomplishments and contributions to the Scylla community across 9 categories. Nominate your team today!

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Sep25

Isolating workloads with Systemd slices

ScyllaDB’s Glauber Costa explores cgroups and systemd, and how these can be used to define slices which can be used to protect database performance.

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Sep24

Scylla Summit 2019 Agenda and Speakers Announced

You’ll learn a lot by joining us at Scylla Summit 2019. This year’s event will be held November 5-6 at the Parc 55 Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, where you get two full days of technical use cases, Scylla internals and best practices.

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