ScyllaDB Database Emerges Out of Cloudius Systems


The new NoSQL column store database is intended to be a drop-in replacement for Apache Cassandra.

Avi Kivity is well-known in the open-source and Linux communities as the original lead developer of the widely deployed KVM hypervisor. In 2012, Kivity started a company called Cloudius Systems, which develops the OSv operating system for the cloud. Today, Cloudius is being rebranded and refocused under the name ScyllaDB.

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