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Sep19

Making Progress

Looking back at the year and a half since our last round of funding, it’s gratifying to recognize the progress we’ve made in the past 18 months. We grew the number of paying customers by 5X! We’ve advanced 80 places on db-engines. We’ve launched an impressive set of new features and capabilities to tackle whole new use cases, as we’ve documented in more than 100 blog posts!

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Sep16

Making Ad Tech Work at Scale: MediaMath Innovates with Scylla

MediaMath Case Study Graphic

MediaMath plays a key role in the ad tech market by unifying a demand-side platform (DSP) and a data management platform (DMP). Learn how they use Scylla.

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Sep13

Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0.1 – Alternator Dashboard

Scylla Monitoring Stack Release Notes

Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0.1 now includes a new dashboard to monitor clusters that have enabled Project Alternator, an Amazon DynamoDB-compatible API.

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Sep12

Migrating from DynamoDB to Scylla’s DynamoDB-compatible API

This article presents the extensions done to the Scylla Migrator to also support data movement between an existing DynamoDB installation and Scylla.

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Sep11

Scylla Alternator: The Open Source DynamoDB-compatible API

Alternator

About Scylla’s Alternator Project Alternator is an open source project that gives Scylla compatibility with Amazon DynamoDB™. Our goal is that any application written for Amazon DynamoDB could be run, unmodified, against Scylla with Alternator enabled. Originally, Scylla began as a re-implementation of Apache Cassandra, and it has since proven to be a solid database engine with key performance and TCO benefits over Cassandra. However, we always considered Cassandra to be just a starting point. Now a 5-year old project, Scylla is able to scale to hundreds of machines, petabytes of data and many regions and availability zones. Scylla can […]

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Sep10

Scylla Summit 2019 Training Day

As part of the Scylla Summit 2019, we’re hosting a pre-summit training day on November 4th with tracks for everyone from novices to admins. Register now!

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Sep5

Time-Based Anti-Patterns for Caching Time-Series Data

In this article we will explore one IoT/time-series classical scenario in which knowledge of how the cache operates can mean the difference between a fully cached workload that will be fast, and a fully storage-bound workload that will of course perform much worse.

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Sep3

Seastar Summit 2019

The first Seastar Summit will be held on November 4, 2019, colocated with Scylla Summit 2019. Tickets for the full-day event are available via Eventbrite.

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Aug29

Scylla University Challenge Winners!

Out of the hundreds that participated in the Scylla University Challenge, we have 5 winners! Thanks to all the participants, the earth is saved!

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Aug28

Scylla Summit Preview: Numberly’s Alexys Jacob

As we prepare for Scylla Summit 2019, this is the first in a series of blogs highlighting this year’s featured presenters. Alexys Jacob, known to the developer community across social media, Github and Slack as @ultrabug, is the CTO of Numberly. A self-avowed Pythonista and staunch open source proponent, Alexys has long explored and expanded the frontiers of Big Data architecture and production systems.

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