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Wednesday, May 12 • 13:00 - 13:30
Sharding All The Way Down: Building Fast and Highly Concurrent Databases on Modern Hardware

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In the last 20 years our data systems have been growing both in terms of data and throughput. However, common database design is based on architectures dating 30 years ago and did not keep up with the changes in modern hardware. The open source Seastar framework has been used by Scylla and other projects to squeeze every last bit of performance from modern hardware unlocking unprecedented vertical scalability. This talk showcases the unique architecture used and its implications for modern database design.

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Avishai Ish-Shalom

Developer Advocate, ScyllaDB
"In a world where anything has an API, everything is a software problem" this insight has guided Avishai Ish-Shalom throughout his diverse career working on improving the complex socio-technical systems that create and operate modern software and promoting the use of Mathematics in... Read More →

Wednesday May 12, 2021 13:00 - 13:30 EDT
Room #5