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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scylla release: version 0.19

The Scylla team is pleased to announce the release of Scylla version 0.19.

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Project Mikelangelo update

A year ago, we reported (see Researching the Future of the Cloud) that ScyllaDB and eight other industrial and academic partners started the MIKELANGELO research project. MIKELANGELO is a three-year research project sponsored by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program. The goal of MIKELANGELO is to make the cloud more useful for a wider range of applications, and in particular make it easier and faster to run high-performance computing (HPC) and I/O-intensive applications in the cloud.

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