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Highly Scalable NoSQL with Dor Laor

ScyllaDB is a fast and highly scalable NoSQL database designed to provide predictable performance at a massive cloud scale. It can handle millions of operations per second at a scale of gigabytes or petabytes. It’s also designed to be compatible with Cassandra and DynamoDB APIs. Scylla is used by Zillow, Comcast, and for Discord’s 350M+ users, and it continues to gain popularity in other cloud-native and highly scalable cloud-centric workloads.

Dor Laor is the Co-founder and CEO of Scylla, and he’s our guest today.

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.

Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Listen at Follow Lee at, and see all his content at

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 2023-09-07  36m