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Thursday, May 13 • 12:45 - 13:00
ScyllaDB, Beyond Cassandra

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The ScyllaDB team began a journey of implementing a better, C++ version of Cassandra with the same API and a promise of 10x the performance more than 6 years ago. Finally, in 2020 the mission of a complete, battle-tested API was done and we even added a compatible DynamoDB API.

All along the team improved not just the performance but other aspects, from shard-aware drivers, heat-based load balancing, and seedless nodes. We’re proud of the result, but our work is far from done. This year, we introduce Raft which allows us to leap beyond the eventual consistency nature of Cassandra. The talk will cover the reasons for the introduction of Raft and how Raft comes into play with regard to consistency, elasticity, and ease of operation of Scylla.

Speakers
avatar for Dor Laor

Dor Laor

CEO, ScyllaDB
Dor Laor is the CEO of ScyllaDB. Previously, Dor was part of the founding team of the KVM hypervisor under Qumranet that was acquired by Red Hat. At Red Hat Dor was managing the KVM and Xen development for several years. Dor holds an MSc from the Technion and a PhD in snowboardin... Read More →


Thursday May 13, 2021 12:45 - 13:00 EDT
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