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SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Scylla Open Source Database

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Scylla is an open source NoSQL database that leverages Apache Cassandra’s innovation and elevates it to the next level.

According to the Scylla team, Scylla is implemented in C++14 and offers a “shared-nothing, thread-per-code design.”

Scylla’s website claims: “You get the best of all worlds: the scale-out, fault tolerance of Cassandra, with the throughput of millions of operations per node and low and consistent latency. Scylla tunes itself automatically to adjust to dynamic workloads and various hardware combinations.”

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New Confluent Platform release boosts event streaming quality

  • New Confluent Platform release boosts event streaming quality

    Event streaming is a critical component of modern data management and analysis, bringing real-time data to organizations. One of the most popular tools for event streaming is the open source Apache Kafka technology that is at the foundation of the commercial Confluent platform.

    The vendor, based in Mountain View, Calif., has enhanced the platform with capabilities that make event streaming more secure and resilient.

    The Confluent Platform 5.4 event streaming update became generally available Wednesday and benefits from improvements that first landed in the Apache Kafka 2.4 update that was released on Dec. 18. Beyond what's available in the Kafka update, Confluent's new release adds role-based access control (RBAC) security, improved disaster recovery and enhanced schema validation for data quality.

Atlassian’s Results

  • As SaaS stocks set new records, Atlassian’s earnings show there’s still room to grow

    Given that public SaaS companies have now managed to crest their prior highs and have been rewarded for doing so with several days of flat trading, you might think that there isn’t much room left for them to rise. Not so, at least according to Atlassian . The well-known software company reported earnings after-hours yesterday and the market quickly pushed its shares up by more than 10%.

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