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Aug14

Upcoming Improvements to Scylla Streaming Performance

In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the details of how Scylla streaming works in detail and how Scylla 2.4’s new streaming improves streaming bandwidth by 240% and reduces the time it takes to perform a “rebuild” operation by 70%.

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Aug9

The Cost of Containerization for Your Scylla

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This article will shed light on the performance penalties of running Scylla on Docker and discuss the tuning steps to solve them.

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Aug7

The Mutant Monitoring System Scylla Training Series

The Mutant Monitoring System series has come to an end. In this post, we will summarize each day of the training series and explain what readers can learn.

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Aug2

AdGear and ScyllaDB at the Big Data Montreal Meetup

AdGear joined us at the Big Data Montreal meetup and we discussed Real-time Data at Scale and how we helped them achieve their goal of 1 million queries per second.

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Jul31

Hooking up Spark and Scylla: Part 1

Welcome to part 1 of an in-depth series of posts revolving around the integration of Spark and Scylla. In this series, we will delve into many aspects of a Scylla/Spark solution: from the architectures and data models of the two products, through strategies to transfer data between them and up to optimization techniques and operational best practices. The series will include many code samples which you are encouraged to run locally, modify and tinker with. The Github repo contains the docker-compose.yaml file which you can use to easily run everything locally. In this post, we will introduce the main stars […]

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Jul26

Exploring How the Scylla Data Cache Works

In this post, we will explore how the Scylla data cache works and will compare the performance results to Cassandra and earlier Scylla releases.

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Jul23

Let’s meet at the Scylla Summit 2018!

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  We are excited to host our third annual Scylla Summit this year, and we would love to see you there. We had a very successful summit last year. Our growing community had the opportunity to hear firsthand from Scylla users about their success and also from our engineers about the underlying architecture that enables us to deliver predictable low latencies at high throughput out of the box. What’s coming on our product roadmap? We’ll talk about that too! Just in case you’d to see the kind of content we had at last year’s Summit, we’ve made the recordings available […]

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Jul19

Measuring Performance Improvements in Scylla 2.2

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Scylla 2.2 is a great release. As promised, we will share the performance results for this release and compare it to the previous version of Scylla.

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Jul17

Spark Powered by Scylla – Your Questions Answered

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During our recent webinar, ‘Analytics Showtime: Spark Powered by Scylla’ (now available on-demand), there were several questions that we found worthy of additional discussion.

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Jul13

More Efficient Query Paging with Scylla 2.2

In this blog post, we will look into Scylla’s paging, address some of the earlier problems with it, and describe how we solved those issues in our recently released Scylla 2.2.

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