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May4

Scylla at ApacheCon Big Data

If you’re coming to the Apache Big Data event in Vancouver next month, don’t miss a chance to see the latest Scylla performance results. We will present a talk on Scylla, a distributed Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database in excess of a million requests per second per node. Scylla applies systems programming techniques to a horizontally scalable NoSQL design to achieve extreme performance improvements—as shown in latest benchmark results that compare Scylla and Cassandra performance on the YCSB benchmark. If you have questions before or after, please come check out our booth demo as well.

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Apr27

Scylla release: version 1.0.2

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.0.2, a bug fixing release of Scylla 1.0 stable branch. 1.0.2, like all future 1.x.y releases is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrade.

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Apr12

Scylla release: version 1.0.1

Scylla Software Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.0.1 This is a bug fixing release of Scylla 1.0 stable branch. 1.0.1, like all future 1.x.y releases is backward compatible and supports rolling upgrade.

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Apr12

Avi Kivity at Percona Live

Avi Kivity, CTO of ScyllaDB, will present a talk on Scylla, a distributed Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database in excess of a million requests per second per node at the upcoming Percona Live conference in Santa Clara, California. Avi will cover how Scylla applies systems programming techniques to a horizontally scalable NoSQL design to achieve extreme performance improvements—and, of course, our latest benchmark results that compare Scylla and Cassandra performance on the YCSB benchmark.

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Apr6

Exciting times at ScyllaDB

The Scylla team has reached a major milestone this week. We announced the release of version 1.0 and pronounced Scylla to be production ready. However, some early adopters have been using Scylla in production for the past 3 months. Recently a ScyllaDB customer migrated a 30-node Cassandra cluster to Scylla across 3 geographical data centers. Scylla is being evaluated by Fortune 500 companies in the e-commerce, finance and mobile industries.

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Mar31

Scylla release: version 1.0

Scylla Release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.0 (GA), the first production ready Scylla release. Scylla is an open source, Apache-Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database, with superior performance and consistent low latency.

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Mar28

Scylla release: version 1.0 RC2

scylla release

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla 1.0 RC2, a Release Candidate toward Scylla 1.0

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Mar22

ScyllaTop: real-time monitoring for Scylla in the terminal

ScyllaTop is a simple diagnostic tool that enables you to log on to a machine running Scylla, and view its current state, including many helpful metrics. ScyllaTop is a small project, just a single text-based program with no dependencies other than packages present in the standard Linux distribution. It makes it possible to easily monitor your Scylla node without having to set up multiple Docker containers for monitoring servers.

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Mar18

How to implement a 10x faster Apache Cassandra: slides available

Nadav Har’El gave a detailed talk on the plans and design behind Scylla at the Generalist Engineer meetup in Tel Aviv. The talk covers the some details of the Seastar C++ framework behind Scylla.

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Mar15

OutBrain: We are testing ScyllaDB – live blogging #1

Ori Lahav started a blog series about Scylla deployment at OutBrain You should check it out

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