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NoSQL Experts from Comcast, Grab and to Keynote Scylla Summit
Thursday, October 11, 2018

ScyllaDB to Host Two Days of In-Depth Technical Sessions on Running Real-Time Applications at Massive Scale, Plus a Day of Hands-On Training

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ScyllaDB, the real-time big data database company, today announced the full agenda for Scylla Summit 2018, a technical conference for Scylla and Apache Cassandra community members, users, and developers from big data technologies. Taking place November 6 and 7 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, the event will kick off with keynotes from Vijay Velusamy, Senior Director of Software Development and Engineering at global media giant Comcast; Aravind Srinivasan, Software Engineer at ride-hailing pioneer Grab; and Martin Strycek, Engineering Manager at leading online travel agency, as well as insights from ScyllaDB executives.

The complete Scylla Summit 2018 agenda is available at

Attendees at Scylla Summit will learn from data architects and developers building real-time applications at massive scale. In addition to Comcast, Grab, and, speakers at the summit will include developers and engineers from Confluent, Child Rescue Coalition, Discord, Faraday Future, Google, GPS Insight, Kong, Proofpoint, Natura, Nauto, Numberly, Red Hat, Sensaphone, Sizmek, and Yahoo! Japan. Other sessions, hosted by ScyllaDB's development team, will cover new Scylla products and capabilities, tips and tricks, and deep dives into Scylla's integrations with Kafka, Spark and Kubernetes, and much more.

"Scylla Summit is our most important event of the year because it brings together Scylla users, partners, and the overall community to share the innovative ways they're building applications that run at massive scale," said Dor Laor, CEO and co-founder of ScyllaDB. "It's inspiring to see how our users are addressing problems that previously could not be solved. We learn from the Scylla community every day and it shows in the strength of our product."

ScyllaDB's pre-Summit training will take place Monday, November 5. This full day of hands-on training will be conducted by Scylla's lead engineers and architects, who will guide users through two levels of training: Novice and Advanced. The full training day schedule is available at

For more information about Scylla Summit, go to: To learn more about Scylla, or to read case studies about ScyllaDB's customers, please visit

ScyllaDB is the real-time big data database company. Fully compatible with Apache Cassandra, Scylla embraces a shared-nothing approach that increases throughput and storage capacity to 10X that of Cassandra. AppNexus, Samsung, Ola Cabs, CERN, Grab,, Snapfish, IBM's Compose and many more leading companies have adopted Scylla to realize order-of-magnitude performance improvements and reduce hardware costs. ScyllaDB was founded by the team responsible for the KVM hypervisor and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Wing Venture Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Magma Venture Partners, Western Digital Capital, Samsung Ventures, and TLV Partners. For more information:


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