Next Generation Cassandra

What is Scylla?

Real-time big data database, with scale-up performance of 1,000,000 IOPS per node, scale-out to 100s of nodes and 99 latency of less than 1 msec.

Scylla is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.

Scylla is an open source tool with 5.03K Github Stars and 591 Github Forks. Here’s a link to Scylla's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Scylla?

11 companies use Scylla including, Dstillery, and Yieldbot.

Why people like Scylla

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ScyllaDB provides all of the goodies of Apache Cassandra, including HA, multiDC, replication sharding and so forth. The implementation is in C++ and the internal design is better and thus it achieves 10X the throughput, low 99% latency and more scylladb

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Scylla's alternatives

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

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