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ScyllaDB: Achieving No-Compromise Performance
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| by Avi Kivity Follow 0 Followers on Mar 07, 2017 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 5 - 9, 2018. Save an extra $100 with INFOQSF18!

Avi Kivity discusses ScyllaDB, the many design decisions, from the programming language and programming model through low-level details and up to the advanced cache design, and more. He also discusses how to max out SSDs capable of serving hundreds of thousands of I/O operations per second, how to fully utilize machines with dozens of cores, how to bypass kernel bottlenecks and much more.

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Avi Kivity, CTO of ScyllaDB, is known mostly for starting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) project, the hypervisor underlying many production clouds. He has worked for Qumranet and Red Hat as KVM maintainer until December 2012. Avi is now CTO of ScyllaDB, a company that is bringing the same kind of innovation to the NoSQL space.

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