There are lots of open supply databases and ScyllaDB, a NoSQL variant, desires to distinguish itself by attracting solely Amazon customers. In the present day there was an announcement DynamoDB Migration Tool to assist Amazon prospects transition to the product.

It's a courageous transfer, however Scylla, which additionally has a free open supply product alongside paid variations, has all the time had a liking for greater gamers. There was a software that would get Cassandra customers there ScyllaDB for a while.

In keeping with CEO Dor Laor, DynamoDB prospects can now migrate current code with just some adjustments. "When you use DynamoDB in the present day, you'll proceed to make use of the identical drivers and consumer code-in truth, you shouldn’t have to alter your consumer code by one bit-you simply need to redirect entry to a different IP tackle operating Scylla." Laor advised TechCrunch.

He says the explanation why prospects wish to change to Scylla is that it gives a sooner and cheaper expertise by making extra environment friendly use of {hardware}. Which means corporations can run the identical workloads on fewer machines and sooner, which ought to in the end lead to decrease prices.

The corporate additionally introduced a $ 25 million Sequence C improve led by Eight Roads Ventures. Present buyers Bessemer Enterprise Companions, Magma Enterprise Companions, Qualcomm Ventures and TLV Companions additionally attended. In keeping with the corporate, Scylla has raised a complete of 60 million US {dollars}.

The startup has been in existence for six years and prospects embody Comcast, GE, IBM and Samsung. In keeping with Laor, Comcast has run Cassandra on 400 computer systems and Scylla on simply 60 computer systems on the identical workloads.

Laor performs the lengthy sport on the database market and it's not about recording it with Cassandra, DynamoDB or some other single product. "Our major objective is to be the usual NoSQL database, so if somebody has massive information and real-time workloads, they consider us first and we turn out to be the default database."


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