The Scylla Difference: Comcast went from 962 nodes of Apache Cassandra to 78 of Scylla
Comcast's DVR Scheduler processes more than 2.4 billion transactions per day and requires real-time results for users who are setting up recordings and reminders.
In this video, Phil Zimich, Senior Director of Development and Engineering at Comcast, explains in detail:
- Reasons their IT leadership first adopted Cassandra and the performance shortfalls that then led them to Scylla
- Step-by-step evaluation process and the database performance metrics that blew their minds
- Annual cost savings in the millions
- How they were able to migrate from 962 Cassandra nodes to just 78 Scylla nodes while also delivering a significantly snappier UI