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Bo Ingram
  • MEAP began October 2023
  • Publication in Summer 2024 (estimated)
  • ISBN 9781633437265
  • 325 pages (estimated)
  • printed in black & white

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Build, maintain, and run databases that are easy to scale and quick to query—all with ScyllaDB.

ScyllaDB takes everything you love about the Cassandra database and makes it better, with huge performance improvements delivered by internal architecture revisions and a rewrite to C++. Plus, you’ll benefit from fault tolerance and amazing scalability that grows alongside your projects. Ready to get started? ScyllaDB in Action is your guide to everything you need to know about ScyllaDB, from your very first queries to running it in a production environment.

Inside ScyllaDB in Action you’ll learn how to:

  • Read, write, and delete data in ScyllaDB
  • Design database schemas for ScyllaDB
  • Write performant queries against ScyllaDB
  • Connect and query a ScyllaDB cluster from an application
  • Configure, monitor, and operate ScyllaDB in production

This book teaches you ScyllaDB the best way—through hands-on examples. Dive into the node-based architecture of ScyllaDB, to understand how its distributed systems work, how you can troubleshoot problems, and constantly improve performance.

about the book

ScyllaDB in Action is an all-practical guide to building applications with ScyllaDB. Inside, author Bo Ingram shares their years of experience working with ScyllaDB to build scalable production systems. You’ll learn the database end-to-end by working on a project for storing restaurant reviews. You’ll extend your project with a Python application, set up database monitoring, and learn how to migrate data into Scylla. The book takes you from the basics to advanced functions, including the unique way of structuring data for ScyllaDB. You’ll soon be seamlessly utilizing ScyllaDB to help your apps grow over time and easily handle increasing requests.

about the reader

For backend and infrastructure engineers who know the basics of SQL.

about the author

Bo Ingram is a staff software engineer at Discord working in database infrastructure. He has extensive experience working with ScyllaDB as both an operator and an application developer.

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