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Dec12

How Scylla Scaled to One Billion Rows a Second

Scylla is a highly scalable, highly performant NoSQL database. But just how fast can fast get? And what happens when you run it on a bare metal cloud like Packet? We set out to design a test that would showcase the combined abilities of Scylla as a database and Packet’s fastest instances.

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Dec11

Project Gemini: An Open Source Automated Random Testing Suite for Scylla and Cassandra Clusters

Today we are releasing a new data integrity testing suite for the open source community. Those who will have the most direct utility for this software will be those testing Scylla and Cassandra databases, or, more broadly, other CQL-compliant databases.

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Dec5

Is Arm ready for server dominance?

AWS announced their new generation of Graviton2 System on a Chip (SoC), based on the Arm Neoverse N1 core. AWS claims they are much faster than their predecessors, a claim that we put to the test in this article.

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Dec4

Managed Cassandra on AWS, Our Take

Amazon definitely piqued our interest by announcing their new Managed Cassandra Service (MCS) yesterday. As a database vendor, we’ve been asked by many about our view and even whether they’re running Scylla under the hood since they promise single digit latency. Here is our quick analysis while the discussion is still being hotly debated on Hacker News.

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Dec3

Scylla Manager 1.4.3

Scylla Manager Release Note

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Manager 1.4.3. Scylla Manager is a management system that automates maintenance tasks on a Scylla cluster.

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Dec3

Scylla Open Source Release 3.1.2

Scylla Open Source Release Notes

The ScyllaDB team announces the release of Scylla Open Source 3.1.2, a bugfix release of the Scylla 3.1 stable branch. Scylla Open Source 3.1.2, like all past and future 3.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Dec3

See you at AWS re:Invent 2019!

ScyllaDB will be at AWS re:Invent 2019. Stop by booth #2225 in the Expo Hall at the Venetian to play our iPad game, pick up swag, or see our live demo.

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Dec2

Scylla Enterprise Release 2019.1.3

Scylla Enterprise Release Notes

Scylla Enterprise 2019.1.3 is a production-ready Scylla Enterprise patch release. Scylla 2019.1.3 adds two more Key Providers: Table provider and KMIP provider.

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Nov26

All Work and No Play Makes Scylla a Dull Monster

Following a week of Scylla hands-on training, Scylla Summit, and internal meetings, the associates of ScyllaDB had two days to relax, unwind, and have fun in the beautiful city of Sonoma. Over the past year ScyllaDB’s team has grown by 68% which meant a large contingent coming to Scylla Summit were new! Scylla monsters converged from 13 countries all over the world and speak at least 15 languages. The fun days provided the perfect atmosphere to get to know our colleagues and allowed everyone to bond and develop long lasting friendships. Our internal event planning team paid attention to every detail […]

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Nov20

Maximizing Performance via Concurrency While Minimizing Timeouts in Distributed Databases

For you to get the most out of your big data applications, let’s explore the effects of concurrency in distributed databases and provide you with tools to correctly configure your infrastructure for maximum performance, including client-side parallelism and timeout settings.

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