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Dec19

Scylla release: version 1.4.3

scylla release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.4.3, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.4 stable branch. Release 1.4.3, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Dec19

Scylla release: version 1.5 RC3

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce Scylla 1.5 RC3, the third Release Candidate, out of 3 planned, toward Scylla 1.5. Scylla is an open source, Apache-Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database, with superior performance and consistently low latency.

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Dec15

Scylla Workload Conditioning part one: write request rate determination

Scylla Workload Conditioning

What is Workload Conditioning? What is the best request rate I should throw at my cluster? What disk bandwidth should I make available for compactions? How many reader or writer threads should I have? What are the best size for my memtables?

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Dec12

Scylla Training at Samsung SDS

Scylla training Samsung SDS

Recently, my colleague Nir Mayaan and I traveled to Samsung SDS in Seoul, South Korea for a 3-day training session. The classroom consisted of developers, operations, and DBA professionals learning about Scylla and the best way to operate Scylla in different environments.

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Dec8

Scylla release: version 1.5 RC2

scylla release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce Scylla 1.5 RC2, the second Release Candidate, out of 3 planned, toward Scylla 1.5. Scylla is an open source, Apache-Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database, with superior performance and consistently low latency.

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Nov29

AWS re:Invent 2016

We’re thrilled to be a sponsor at AWS re:Invent 2016 in Las Vegas! The conference is sold out and the Sands Expo is jam-packed and buzzing with excitement as the world’s largest gathering of the AWS community gets underway.

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Nov29

Scylla release: version 1.4.2

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.4.2, a bugfix release of the Scylla 1.4 stable branch. Release 1.4.2, like all past and future 1.x.y releases, is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrades.

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Nov24

Scylla release: version 1.5 RC1

Scylla Software Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.5 RC1, the first Release Candidate toward Scylla 1.5. From now on only critical bugs (showstoppers) will be fixed in branch-1.5. We will continue to fix bugs and add features on the master branch.

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Nov22

Monitoring Scylla with the new Scylla Prometheus API

Scylla Prometheus

As of Scylla 1.4, Scylla has native support for Prometheus. This post covers Scylla metrics exporting, an overview of Prometheus and how to use the Prometheus API, the Prometheus-Grafana integration, and provides an answer to which came first: the chicken or the egg.

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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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