Compaction. A necessary reality in databases with immutable table designs. To date, Scylla and Cassandra compaction strategies for SSTables have had tradeoffs. For example, size-tiered compaction strategy requires leaving 50% of your total drive space unused in order to compact large tables.
What if there was a new, better, more efficient way to handle compactions in Scylla? One that allows you to use your storage much more efficiently? Enter Scylla’s unique Incremental Compaction Strategy (ICS).
Join us for a comparison of common compaction strategies and a technical deep dive into ICS. You’ll learn why ICS will become the new standard for compaction, including an overview of how much disk space you can save with ICS.