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May25

Snapfish Moves from MongoDB to Scylla for Global Scale and High Performance

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A web-based photo-sharing and printing service, Snapfish is dedicated to helping people transform their photos into beautiful personalized objects, such as photo books, mugs, prints and gifts that can be shared and treasured. On a typical day, Snapfish handles more than 1 million uploads. During the holiday season, that number can easily quadruple. These real-time numbers are compounded by backups, which have to move 40 billion files a year via 80,000 simultaneous reads and writes per minute, without impacting production workloads.

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May23

Scylla Enterprise Release 2018.1.1

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.0, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise minor release. Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.1 is a bug fix release for the 2018.1 branch, the latest stable branch of Scylla Enterprise.

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May18

Ola Cabs on Their First Two Years of Using Scylla in Production

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Ola Cabs shares their two-year journey with Scylla and how it lived up to their expectations. Learn how they graduated from using Scylla for very simple and non-critical use cases to running it for their mission-critical flows.

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May15

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 12 – Coding with Java Part 2

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Division 3 decided that we must use more applications to connect to the mutant catalog and decided to hire Java developers to create powerful applications that can monitor the mutants. In this post, we will explore how to connect to a Scylla cluster using the Cassandra driver for Java.

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May11

Mutant Monitoring System (MMS) Day 11 – Coding with Java Part 1

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Division 3 decided that we must use more applications to connect to the mutant catalog and decided to hire Java developers to create powerful applications that can monitor the mutants. In this post, we will explore how to connect to a Scylla cluster using the Cassandra driver for Java.

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May8

Scylla Release 2.0.4

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.0.4, a bugfix release of the Scylla 2.0 stable branch. Release 2.0.4, like all past and future 2.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.  Please note the latest stable open source release is Scylla 2.1.3, and you are encouraged to upgrade to it.

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May7

Scylla Release 2.1.3

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 2.1.3, a bugfix release of the Scylla 2.1 stable branch. Release 2.1.3, like all past and future 2.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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May3

Mutant Monitoring System Day 10 – Backup and Restore

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Due to recent violent events in the mutant community, Division 3 implemented a new policy for Scylla Administrators to learn how to backup and restore the mutant data in the cluster. In this post, learn how to backup and restore data from the Mutant Monitoring System.

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May2

Intel’s Memory Group on the Advantages of Scylla

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The Intel Memory Group is behind the revolutionary Optane SSD drive that provides breakthrough performance and is 5-8x faster at Low Queue Depths than traditional SSD’s. Intel began working with ScyllaDB staff last year to build a big memory system at high-volume scale. They chose Scylla because they needed a solution that can fully leverage the hardware to derive the best possible performance.

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May1

Scylla Enterprise Release 2018.1.0

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla Enterprise 2018.1.0, a production-ready Scylla Enterprise major release.

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