ScyllaDB and Samsung SDS Announce Global Partnership

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Leading companies to jointly deliver high-performance open source NoSQL database software and services

Database pioneer ScyllaDB and global IT services and solutions company Samsung SDS announced a global partnership that will provide end customers with NoSQL database software and services in support of high-volume, data-rich applications, including big data projects, ecommerce and AdTech applications as well as Internet of Things (IOT) initiatives.

ScyllaDB is a groundbreaking C++ implementation of the popular Apache Cassandra database. As a drop-in replacement for Cassandra requiring no additional scripts or code, Scylla has proven in the Yahoo! Cloud Serving Benchmark (YCSB) to deliver significantly superior throughput, latency, storage capacity, availability, horizontal scalability and latency.

“We see tremendous opportunities from our partnership with Samsung SDS,” said Dor Laor, Chief Executive Officer, ScyllaDB. “Their growing investments in the field of big data are resulting in exciting new capabilities. The addition of Scylla as a big data vehicle in the Samsung portfolio will be beneficial to customers worldwide.”

“We’re excited by our work with ScyllaDB,” said HaeKwang Ryu, Head of Cloud Technology at Samsung SDS. “Teams involved in big data projects have been hampered by underlying databases that are too frail and do not perform to the levels required by their demanding applications. ScyllaDB has overcome these issues with its innovative and highly performant NoSQL database. Samsung SDS would like to find business use cases using ScyllaDB, such as IoT log, SNS data processing in manufacturing, retail, and healthcare verticals.”

About ScyllaDB
ScyllaDB is the world’s fastest NoSQL database. Fully compatible with Apache Cassandra, Scylla embraces a shared-nothing approach that increases throughput and storage capacity to 10X that of Cassandra. AppNexus, Samsung, Mogujie, Outbrain, Kenshoo, Olacabs,, Eniro, 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 and Samsung Ventures. For more information:    

About Samsung SDS
Samsung SDS is a global IT services and solutions company that led Korea’s IT industry for over 30 years since its establishment in 1985. Samsung SDS has enabled growth and development for its clients through innovation utilizing information technology in data processing operations, system integration, IT services and current ICT services. Samsung SDS also provides purpose-built technology solutions in the areas of enterprise mobility, security, and advanced analytics across various industries.

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