Scylla Blog

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Nov9

Scylla on Docker

This blog post is a short introduction on how to use the ScyllaDB Docker image to start up a Scylla node, access nodetool and cqlsh utilities, start a cluster of Scylla nodes, configure data volume for storage, and configure resource limits of the Docker container. For full documentation, see the image description on Docker Hub.

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Nov8

Scylla release: version 1.4.1

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.4.1, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.4 stable branch. Release 1.4.1, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Nov7

Scylla release: version 1.3.4

scylla release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.3.4, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.3 stable branch. Release 1.3.4, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades. Note that the latest stable Scylla 1.4, you are encouraged to upgrade to it.

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Nov1

Scylla release: version 1.4

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The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.4, a production-ready Scylla minor release. Scylla is an open source NoSQL database compatible with Apache Cassandra, with superior performance and consistently low latency. From now on, only critical bugs (showstoppers) will be fixed in 1.4 release series. We will continue to fix bugs and add features on the master branch toward 1.5 and beyond. In parallel, we are already working on Scylla 2.0, with many new goodies.

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Oct31

Scylla release: version 1.3.3

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.3.3, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.3 stable branch. Release 1.3.3, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Oct31

Faster and Easier Deployment of Scylla with Compose

With the Compose Data Base as a Service (DBaaS) platform, operators and developers do not need to spend valuable time setting up and configuring infrastructure – instead they can use their time and skills to manage and innovate applications for their customers.

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Oct24

Tech Talks @ AppNexus: ScyllaDB: It takes more than C++14 to become next gen C*

Glauber Costa and I will be giving a meetup at AppNexus in New York on Tuesday, November 25th at 6pm.

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Oct20

Scylla release: version 1.3.2

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.3.2, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.3 stable branch. Release 1.3.2, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Oct18

Slow queries logging in Scylla

Motivation Many times in real life installations, one of the most important parameters of the system is the longest response time. Naturally, the shorter, the better. Therefore capturing the request that took a long time and understanding why it took it so long is a very critical and challenging task. Slow query tracing to the rescue!

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Oct13

Monitoring Deep Dive: The best tools for the job and the metrics exported by Scylla

monitoring deep dive

Last month we gave a talk at Scylla Summit that described the caveats and best practices for monitoring a live Scylla cluster. Once the cluster is ready to serve your requests, you will need to monitor it to understand its performance characteristics, its overall health, and should anything go wrong, understand what was it was that upset the cluster’s behavior.

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