At DataLayer, we brought in Eyal Gutkind, solution architect for Scylla, to present on ScyllaDB, a drop replacement for Cassandra. In his talk, Eyal introduces the database and discusses how it provides flexible replication, multi-datacenter, and Apache Spark integration. ScyllaDB simplifies it's manageability by tuning RAM, cache and admin tasks, such as repair compaction, by providing consistently predictable latency providing 10X better benchmarkings than Cassandra. If you've been using or thinking about using Cassandra, ScyllaDB may be a better option for you.
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